Burst water main and flooding hits Plumstead street

A water main has burst in Wickham Lane causing the emergency services to arrive and close parts of the area.

Heavy rain has hit the area in recent days. A sinkhole opened relatively close to the north in recent days.

The ground below this area is riddled with old mines and caves used to extract chalk for bricks.

Update: The road is now closed with buses diverted.

https://twitter.com/TfLBusAlerts/status/1156518640226902016

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John Smith

I've lived in south east London most of my life growing up in Greenwich borough and working in the area for many years. The site has contributors on occasion and we cover many different topics. Living and working in the area offers an insight into what is happening locally.

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