Shop roof collapses in Stratford

PUBLISHED: 16:13 15 August 2018 | UPDATED: 17:09 15 August 2018

The collapsed roof in Portway, Stratford Picture: Ben Bryant

The collapsed roof in Portway, Stratford Picture: Ben Bryant

Ben Bryant

The roof of a shop with flats above has collapsed.

The roof collapse in Portway, Stratford. Picture: Ken MearsThe roof collapse in Portway, Stratford. Picture: Ken Mears

Emergency services were called to the incident in Portway, Stratford shortly before 3pm today.

The roof is believed to have caved in on itself, and a structural engineer is on scene.

A London Fire Brigade spokesman said that there were no reports of any injuries.

Portway is partially closed as a result, with bus routes 104 and 238 diverted.

Emergency services on the scene in Portway, Stratford.Emergency services on the scene in Portway, Stratford.

More to follow.

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