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Road remains shut after landslide in Bodmin

Road remains shut after landslide in Bodmin

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 8:09am 9th November 2019. (Updated at 10:53am 9th November 2019)

Above photo: @officialgaryd on Twitter

A road remains closed - a week after torrential rain triggered a landslide in Bodmin.

A wall in front of a house on Castle Street collapsed, leaving rubble strewn across the road.

Cornwall Council has spent the week carrying out urgent checks to make sure the property is safe.

Landslide in Bodmin
A road remains closed, a week after torrential rain triggered a landslide in Bodmin. Photo: Toni Smith

 

A statement on Wednesday confirmed teams are working with the owner, to make sure the building is made safe.

"The Cormac highways team attended the site and closed the road on Saturday. 

"Cornwall Council Building Services team are working with the property owner to make sure the property is made safe as soon as possible".

Cornwall Council

Landslide in Bodmin
Cornwall Council is still carrying out urgent safety checks after a wall in front of a house collapsed. Photo: Toni Smith

 

On the morning of Saturday the 9th of November, Inrix Traffic and Travel confirmed the road is still closed.

"Castle Street in both directions closed due to landslip between Cross Lane and Old Callywith Road.

"A local business confirms the road remains closed following a landslip that happened on the 2nd of November".

Inrix Traffic and Travel

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