Part of Sheffield's Botanical Gardens sealed off

A cordon has been put in place around The Glass Houses at Sheffield’s Botanical Gardens this morning.

Friday, 11th October 2019, 10:36 am
Updated Friday, 11th October 2019, 12:07 pm

Pictures from the scene appear to show parts of the roof on the ground.

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The area has been sealed off.

The popular gardens, opened in 1836 and just off Ecclesall Road, are home to 5000 species of plants.

We have asked South Yorkshire Police and Sheffield City Council for comment and are waiting for replies.

The scene this morning.