Please find attached details of an emergency closure notice on Queen's Drive in Egremont, which has been issued after part of the road collapsed.
There is a hole measuring around half a metre in diameter and around two metres deep in the road. It is thought that the hole has been caused by a collapsed pipe under the road, but investigations are continuing. Heavy rainfall last night is also thought to have contributed to the problem.
Highways engineers are working to fix the problem as quickly as possible.
Media enquiries to Gareth Cosslett, News Manager on 01228 226332