Homes Evacuated after Gas Leak in Sinclair Gardens

Cordon set up around local streets due to fear of explosion

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Following a gas leak in Sinclair Gardens, W14, homes and businesses in the area were evacuated. The first indication of a problem came at around 11pm on Wednesday 11th April and the all clear wasn't given until the end of the following day.

A 100 metre cordon was put in place and the following roads were closed or restricted.

Sinclair Road
Addison Gardens
Richmond Way
Bolingbroke Road
Woodstock Grove

This caused significant disruption to the surrounding area.

They were alerted at approx 23.00 on last night regarding the gas leak. Transco is on scene and dealing with the problem. As a precaution, premises in the area have been evacuated. No casualties reported.

Residents who have incurred costs due to the incident should write to the following address stating their claim:

National Grid
National Grid House
Warwick Technology Park
Gallows Hill
Warwick
CV34 6DA

Any claims will be looked at on a case by case basis by National Grid.

April 13, 2007 11:35 AM