Thursday, 13 November 2008


Riverside Drive has collapsed alongside the Garden Festival Site in Aigburth.
A nine foot deep hole about ten foot across has appeared which the council reckon will take six weeks to repair.

I went to visit it last night and the area is now a ghost town with all traffic unable to access the area apart from local residents.Police have cordoned off the site while investigations begin.

There is also a giant hole which has appeared in Priory wood next to Riverside Drive.Police tape and a barrier are closing it off to the public.

The Garden Festival Site is on a former landfill site so subsidence could be the cause or maybe a sewage pipe collapse.Let's hope no nasty toxic substances are being released into the environment.

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