Gas leak closes busy Burnley road

A gas leak has caused the closure of a Burnley road while emergency repair work is carried out.

Part of Barden Lane is closed due to a gas leak
Part of Barden Lane is closed due to a gas leak

The National Grid was called to Barden Lane on Tuesday after receiving reports of the leak.

There is no immediate risk to the public.

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The road is closed both ways between Lower Manor Lane and Blacker Street.

A spokesman for the National Grid said: “We apologise for any inconveniences the work might cause people.”

Repair works are to take place until September 12th.