Hundreds of homes and businesses hit by power cut in Sheffield city centre

Power cut in Sheffield - Credit Northern Powergrid
Power cut in Sheffield - Credit Northern Powergrid
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Hundreds of homes and businesses have been hit by a huge power cut in Sheffield city centre this morning.

Almost 500 buildings have been affected by the power cut with Northern Powergrid warning that premises in the S1, S6 and S8 areas of Sheffield have been affected.

A Northern Powergrid spokesperson said: "We have restored power to some of the customers affected and continue to work to restore supply to the remaining customers."

The company said that the problem has been caused by a problem with an underground cable.

Sheffield residents across the city centre and have taken to Twitter to inform Norther Powergrid of the cut.

Northern Powergrid said they have restored power to around 300 businesses affected and are hoping to fully restore power by 10.45am.