Mystery sinkhole appears in Melton street

This photo of the hole that appeared in King Street, Melton, was taken on Saturday (September 19) EMN-150921-142104001
This photo of the hole that appeared in King Street, Melton, was taken on Saturday (September 19) EMN-150921-142104001
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A mystery sinkhole appeared in Melton’s King Street over the weekend.

The road was still closed this morning (Monday) with the hole, near to the junction with New Street and close to Melton Police Station, being sealed off.

The scene in Kings Street, Melton, on Monday morning (September 21) EMN-150921-143156001

The scene in Kings Street, Melton, on Monday morning (September 21) EMN-150921-143156001

The Melton Times has contacted Severn Trent Water to find out what happened and how long the repairs will take. At the time of going to press we were still waiting for a response.

More to follow.