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Teddington sinkhole leaves A310 Kingston Road closed as traffic urged to avoid area

The road is expected to remain closed for several days as a result of the incident

Workmen fixing a sinkhole that has appeared on the A310 Kingston Road,

A major road is closed near Surrey border after a sinkhole opened up in the carriageway. The A310 Kingston Road, Teddington, is shut in both directions after the hole appeared on Wednesday evening, January 4.

Engineers remain on site on Thursday and the London road looks set to remain closed to traffic for several days. The closure is in place between Ferry Road and Kingston Lane.

A Richmond Council spokesperson said: "Kingston Rd TW11 is closed between Ferry Road and Kingston Roundabout, due to a suspected sink hole. Diversions are in place - please consider alternative routes to avoid heavy traffic."

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A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: "Road closures in place in Kingston Road, junction Holmesdale Road Teddington after call to sinkhole opened up around 4pm. Closures likely to be in place for a few days. Please avoid area/ use alternative routes."

SurreyLive photographer Darren Pepe has been down to the closure on Thursday morning. Here are some photographs showing the scene.

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