UPDATE: Roads reopened after unexploded World War Two bomb found at Upminster School

Roads in Upminster have now reopened after an unexploded World War Two bomb was found in the grounds of a school.

Firefighters and police were called to the incident at around 8.10am today (Tuesday April 10) at the Old Chapel in Sacred Heart of Mary Girls’ School in St Mary’s Lane, Upminster.

Police said that the device was made safe at 9.36am and people were safe to return to their homes.

The incident came just three weeks after 22 unexploded bombs were unearthed on the site by workmen.

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