Cranham postbox turns letter hole after over-zealous gas works in Isis Drive

PUBLISHED: 11:31 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 11:31 21 March 2013

The fallen pillar box (photo: Vicky Blackburn)

The fallen pillar box (photo: Vicky Blackburn)


Residents wanting to post a letter in Isis Drive, Cranham, were left facing an awkward challenge earlier this week as their local pillar box ended up down a hole.

Gas workmen had excavated a trench for some pipe repairs but ventured a little too close to this post box.

The unusual scene was captured by local resident, Vicky Blackburn, who lives nearby.

Local councillor Clarence Barrett said: “It just goes to show that popping out to post a letter can deliver unexpected results.”

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