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Police close off Ivy Lane in Canterbury city centre after reports of a 2ft wide hole

A city centre road has been closed this morning after a collapsed sewer opened up 2ft wide in the middle of the street. 

Police closing Ivy Lane after a sink hole opened up today

Police closing Ivy Lane after a sink hole opened up today

Police were called to Ivy Lane at 7.50am after reports the hole had appeared and have placed a cordon while repairs are carried out. 

Kent Highways were also alerted and confirmed a sewer had collapsed. Engineers Southern Water have been contacted to fix a pipe 

Onlookers described the hole as 2ft wide adding workmen are at the scene close to the Waitrose car park. 

No injuries have been reported.

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