PICTURES: Sinkhole opens up on Sheffield street

This is the latest sinkhole to open up on Sheffield's streets.

Friday, 19th January 2018, 3:50 pm
Updated Friday, 19th January 2018, 3:55 pm
Repairs to the sinkhole are underway

The hole appeared this week on Fitzgerald Road, in Crookes.

Sheffield Council's Streets Ahead roadworks team today said the damage is being repaired but the section outside number 37 would remain closed over the weekend.

Repairs are not due to be completed today

It has apologised for any inconvenience caused.

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The latest sinkhole pales in comparison with the huge crater which opened up at the car park of the Decathlon store in Sheffield city centre last January.

That hole, which appeared above an underground stream, remains cordoned off one year later and has yet to be repaired.

Road closures have been put in place while repairs are carried out
Repairs are not due to be completed today
Road closures have been put in place while repairs are carried out