Burst pipe forces Blackpool nursery to close

The nursery at Unity Academy in North Shore was forced to close earlier after a burst water pipe in nearby Warley Road affected its water supply.

Monday, 18th July 2016, 2:55 pm
Updated Monday, 18th July 2016, 4:14 pm
The nursery at Unity Academy - rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted - was forced to close earlier

The rest of the school stayed open, but could remain closed tomorrow if repairs are not carried out in time.

Teachers are due to make a decision at 7am, with parents advised to check the school’s website for an update.

Engineers from United Utilities were called out this morning after residents reported low water pressure.

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Water was spotted cascading down Warley Road at 7.45am, although no major flooding was reported.

“We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may be causing,” a United Utilities spokeswoman said.