Building collapses in Aylesbury Town Centre

The chimney of a building has collapsed in Aylesbury Town Centre.

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 2:57 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th April 2021, 3:10 pm
Firefighters were quickly on the scene to help clear up and make things safe

We reported earlier that the A41 is now closed in both directions.The roads were closed at around half past one, as a chimney collapsed, making it unsafe for traffic to be on the road.

A Transport for Buckinghamshire spokesman said: "The High Street (A41) is currently closed in both directions from Tesco roundabout to Exchange Street roundabout due to a partially collapsed building.

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene and said the collapse left debris in the road, as a chimney collapsed.

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The chimney of a building collapsed.

They said: "One appliance and crew from Aylesbury and an officer attended.

"Firefighters made the area safe, set up a cordon and gave advice."

"Please be aware of this when travelling in the area and expect delays.."

Buses are now being diverted from the area - please check to see how this will affect your journeys.

Transport for Bucks said: "Transport for Buckinghamshire has been on site to aid with clear up and enforce a road closure on the High Street, Aylesbury.