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Burst water main and flooding hits Plumstead street

Courtesy Google

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.

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