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Burst water main shuts Skeffington Road and Ribbleton Lane junction

Posted on - 6th December, 2020 - 7:45pm | Author - | Posted in - Deepdale, Fishwick, Preston News, Roads, St Matthews, Transport
United Utilities has crews at the junction of Skeffington Road and Ribbleton Lane Pic: Google
United Utilities has crews at the junction of Skeffington Road and Ribbleton Lane Pic: Google

A junction in the St Matthews and Deepdale area of Preston has been shut due to a burst water main.

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United Utilities have engineers on site to try and fix the leak.

Crews were called to the junction of Skeffington Road and Ribbleton Lane around 5pm on Sunday (6 December).

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The burst water main has caused a number of properties nearby to have no water or poor water pressure.

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A spokesperson for United Unities said in an update at 7.09pm on Sunday: “We’re still repairing the leak at the junction of Skeffington Road and Ribbleton Lane which is taking longer than expected. We have our Water on Wheels vehicles pumping into the water network to keep your taps flowing whilst we complete our repair work.

“Thanks for your patience, we’re working as fast as we can and hope to have your taps flowing again very soon.”

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