Spectacular Sinkhole Of Epic Proportions Opens Up And Swallows Huge Part Of A Cul-De-Sac In St Albans

A giant 65ft sinkhole opened up overnight much to the surprise of residents in a tiny cul-de-sac in Batchwood, St Albans.

A Herts police press officer said: "Residents have been evacuated as a precaution and all utility services (such as gas and water) are being checked and turned off. A reception centre has been set up for the residents who have been evacuated from their homes at Batchwood. There is currently no access for vehicles to the close."

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