Leamington Spa: Emergency gas works

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  • Leak identified on gas main that runs under the junction of Myton Road and Princes Drive
  • Engineers will be beginning works today (Wednesday 21st December)
  • Princes Drive will be closed at the junction of Myton Road whilst the repair works are carried out
Teams from local gas network Cadent are working to fix a leak identified on a gas pipe under the junction of Myton Road and Princes Drive.
Cadent has agreed with Warwickshire County Council to begin this work today (Wednesday 21st December).
Specialist engineers and machinery will be needed to safely work on this repair. Princes Drive will therefore need to be closed at the junction of Myton Road, a diversion will be in place.
This pipeline is part of a network that distributes gas to thousands of homes in the local area, for heating, hot water and cooking.
There should be no interruption to gas supply in the area, and the diversion will be signposted.
A Cadent spokesperson said: “The leak is under control, but is in a very difficult place for us to access, therefore we have had no choice but to close a section of the road.
“We know that this will cause traffic issues in the local area, and we really appreciate everyone’s patience.
“Once we’ve got down to the pipe and assessed the nature of the leak, we’ll have a much better idea how long this will take repair, please be assured we are working as quickly and as safely as possible”


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