Two injured after scaffold collapse at Ardmore London site

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Two operation workers person been earnestly injured, pursuing a scaffold illness astatine Ardmore’s £155m strategy astatine Hammersmith Town Hall successful westbound London.

The incident, which occurred connected Wednesday afternoon, saw constabulary and occurrence crews unreserved to the country connected King Street, on with an aerial ambulance, aft a ample conception of scaffolding collapsed.

According to the Met Police, the injuries are considered to beryllium non-life threatening.

A spokesperson for Hammersmith & Fulham Council confirmed that the illness occurred astatine the tract of the caller Civic Campus for the borough, which is being delivered by Ardmore arsenic portion of a associated task with the council.

A spokesperson for Ardmore said it was co-operating afloat with applicable authorities, but had nary further remark connected the incidental astatine this time.

The London Fire Brigade stated: “Firefighters were called to assistance London Ambulance Service crews aft scaffolding connected a gathering connected King Street successful Hammersmith collapsed. Two men were taken to infirmary by London Ambulance Service crews.

“The Brigade was called astatine 17.42 and the incidental was implicit for firefighters by 18.32. Two occurrence engines from Hammersmith Fire Station, a turntable ladder from Paddington Fire Station and a occurrence rescue portion from Chelsea Fire Station attended the scene.”

According to Ardmore, the refurbishment of Hammersmith Town Hall volition spot the existing Grade-II listed gathering extended to supply much than 15,000 quadrate metres of state-of-the-art bureau and nationalist space, alongside 204 caller homes and much than 10,000 quadrate metres of commercialized space.

In a statement, Hammersmith & Fulham Council said: “We are atrocious to study determination has been an mishap connected the Civic Campus operation site. The tract is presently not nether H&F’s power (it is managed and operated by the operation company), truthful it is hard to glean nonstop information.

“We recognize determination are presently 2 injuries. The London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade are connected the scene. Road closures are successful spot on King Street.

“Our thoughts are with those injured, their colleagues, friends and family. Further updates to follow.”