Statement on Cedar Court sinkhole

Published: 06 Nov 2018

Spokesperson from Hertfordshire County Council, said, “Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue were called to reports of sinkhole at Cedar Court, off Cedarwood Drive in St Albans at 6.35am today and immediately attended the scene to ensure the area was safe.

"As a precaution the adjacent block of flats has been evacuated. A structural engineer has attended the scene.  Our priority is to ensure the safety of residents in the area. Utility services have also been on site to ensure gas, electricity and water supplies are isolated. We are working closely with St Albans City and District Council's resilience team at the scene to ensure the safety wellbeing of residents in the area.”