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Station Road in Harrow forced to close due to burst pipe

Station Road, Harrow is currently closed off to vehicles after a burst pipe causes flooding in the town centre this morning (14 September).

Station Road in Harrow forced to close due to burst pipe Harrow Online
Credit: Ujas Doshi

Some of the shops along Station Road were initially closed due to the flooding, but have since reopened.

Station Road in Harrow forced to close due to burst pipe Harrow Online
Credit: Ujas Doshi

London Fire Brigade and Met police are currently at the scene and have cordoned off the road in Harrow Town Centre. Bus routes affected by the closure include 114, 140,183, 186, 258, 340 and 640.

Station Road in Harrow forced to close due to burst pipe Harrow Online
Credit: Ujas Doshi

The We Are Harrow (Harrow BID) team posted on Facebook: “Due to a burst water main, Station Road is currently closed to traffic from the junction with College Road to the junction with Sheepcote Road. Bus diversions are in place. Please avoid the area if possible.”

An Affinity Water spokesperson said: “Our technician has been sent to the site to investigate the burst in Station Road Harrow this morning and there are a small number of properties that have been impacted and are without water supply. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this incident and we are working to restore supplies as soon as possible.”

A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade told Harrow Online: “Crews were called at 0823 to reports of a burst water main in Station Road, Harrow. A fire engine from Harrow Fire Station attended the scene. The road was closed between College Road and Sheepcote Road while Affinity Water worked to repair the water main.

“The incident was over for crews by 0946.”