Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Gateshead, United Kingdom. June 26, 2016.

  Yikes! One of Britain’s major roads connecting the north and south is shut for emergency repairs after the five metre gaping hole causes traffic chaos. No one was injured in the collapse of the motorway, which is also three … Continue reading

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Kent, UK. February 22nd, 2016.

A woman had a shock when she looked in her front garden to find that a tree had been swallowed by a sinkhole. Zoe Slater, 24, from Boughton near Canterbury, Kent, was stunned to see the sinkhole, which measures 10 … Continue reading

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Epperstone, UK. February 22, 2016.

Veterinary physiotherapist Sally Hall has described the terrifying moment she got sucked into a sinkhole caused by a burst waterpipe. The leak started in the small village of Epperstone at around 5am on Sunday – flooding streets, homes and businesses. The … Continue reading

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Gosforth, United Kingdom. November 12th, 2015.

More in the UK these days..Exciting! A 20ft sinkhole has opened up and swallowed part of a residential street in Newcastle upon Tyne. The crater appeared in Gosforth’s Craster Square without warning andexposed the town’s old mine workings, according to reports. No injuries were reported, but … Continue reading

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Northampton, United Kingdom. April 23rd, 2015

It’s been a busy week in the UK for sinkholes… Work to repair a sinkhole which opened up in Northampton last week should be finished this week. The hole appeared on Earl Street on Thursday afternoon. It’s about eight foot wide and … Continue reading

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Sidcup, London, United Kingdom. March 22nd, 2015

A RECYCLING truck/lorry was almost swallowed up by a SINK HOLE as binmen carried out their morning collection. The stricken rubbish truck was finally removed from its precarious position by workmen at 4pm The workers were forced to abandon their truck … Continue reading

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Basildon, United Kingdom. December 5th, 2014.

A sinkhole has appeared in the front garden of a house in Berkshire. The 10m (32ft) wide and 5m (16ft) deep crater formed outside the family home of Sarah Jenkins, in Upper Basildon, near Reading. Ms Jenkins said: “It’s massive … Continue reading

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