Blackpool street cordoned off after building collapses

A Blackpool street has been cordoned off after a building undergoing repairs collapsed this morning (October 14).

Monday, 14th October 2019, 2:57 pm
A police cordon has been put in place along Bolton Street in South Shore after a building collapsed today (October 14)

A police cordon has been put in place along Bolton Street, behind Promenade, after the front of a terraced home collapsed onto the pavement.

The home, next to the Sun Inn, had been undergoing work, when the front wall tumbled onto the pavement.

Police swiftly put a cordon in place for safety.

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The building, next to The Sun Inn pub, became unstable and collapsed this morning

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "A cordon is currently in place in Bolton

"We have closed the road because it is unstable."