Fencepiece Road in Barkingside closed for repair to manhole cover

PUBLISHED: 13:23 01 December 2011

A Barkingside road remains closed while an energy company carries out emergency repairs to a dangerous manhole cover.

UK Power Networks engineers closed Fencepiece Road, A123, in one direction from the Fullwell Cross roundabout outside the Fairlop Oak pub just after 10am.

Diversions are in place and traffic approaching the roundabout from the opposite direction is not affected.

A spokesman for UK Power Networks said: “The works, agreed with Redbridge Council, commenced after 10am this morning in order to minimise disruption and should be finished before the afternoon rush hour. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by these essential works.”

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ilford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Ilford Recorder