Emergency Response Engineers from Northern Gas Networks carried out essential repair work to a medium pressure gas main following third party damage yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 8 April).
In order to carry out this work safely and efficiently Thornbury Barracks roundabout was closed temporarily. Engineers worked through the evening to repair the main and the roundabout reopened at around 10:45pm last night (Wednesday 8 April).
Paul Sadler, Customer Operations Area Manager, Northern Gas Networks, said: “We would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused while we carried out our emergency work and thank the public for their patience and support.
“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.”