Emergency repair work Thornbury Barracks roundabout

Emergency Response Engineers from Northern Gas Networks are carrying out essential repair work to a medium pressure gas main following third party damage which occurred this afternoon (Wednesday 8 April).

In order to carry out this work safely and efficiently it has been necessary to temporarily close Thornbury Barracks roundabout in Bradford. West Yorkshire Police are currently in attendance to assist with the closure.

Unfortunately this is causing some disruption to traffic travelling between Bradford and Leeds.

Paul Sadler, Customer Operations Area Manager, Northern Gas Networks, said: “We’re sorry for the inconvenience caused while we carry out our emergency work and would like to reassure members of the public that we will do all we can to complete this work as quickly as possible.”

“If you smell gas you should call the National Gas Emergency Service on 0800 111 999 immediately, your call will be answered at any time of day or night and an engineer will be sent out to assess the situation promptly.”