Water company called in to fix burst water pipe in Collier Row

PUBLISHED: 16:41 07 March 2018

A burst water pipe in the vicinity of the junction of Hulse Avenue and Collier Row Lane.

A burst water pipe in the vicinity of the junction of Hulse Avenue and Collier Row Lane.


A burst water pipe in Collier Row led to a temporary road closure.

Essex and Suffolk Water were called to reports of a burst water pipe at the junction of Collier Row Lane and Hulse Avenue on Wednesday, March 7 at 10.50am.

The London Fire Brigade also attended the scene.

An Essex and Suffolk Water spokeswoman said: “Our team have a section of the road closed where the location of the burst is and are on site preparing to repair a 6in water pipe.

“Temporary four way traffic lights will be in place until full repair works are complete which can usually take up to three working days.

“We would like to thank the local Fire Brigade and police for their assistance today and help with ensuring the safety of road users.”

Updates can be found on their Twitter page @eswater_care.

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