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Workers step in to fix sinkhole ‘promptly’

PUBLISHED: 15:12 08 November 2019 | UPDATED: 15:12 08 November 2019

A sinkhole opened up at the junction of Lynewood Road and Links Avenue in Cromer. It was fixed later that same day. Picture: Submitted

A sinkhole opened up at the junction of Lynewood Road and Links Avenue in Cromer. It was fixed later that same day. Picture: Submitted

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Workers have fixed a sinkhole that appeared in the middle of a junction in a residential part of Cromer.

A sinkhole opened up at the junction of Lynewood Road and Links Avenue in Cromer. It was fixed later that same day. Picture: SubmittedA sinkhole opened up at the junction of Lynewood Road and Links Avenue in Cromer. It was fixed later that same day. Picture: Submitted

The sinkhole opened up on Thursday morning, at the junction of Lynewood Road and Links Avenue in the east of the town.

But unlike the underground void that closed Sheringham's High Street to traffic for more than three months, this hole was able to fixed quickly.

A spokesman from Norfolk County Council said: "Our contractors Norse Highways attended and a repair was promptly completed by the end of [Thursday] afternoon."

The spokesperson said no traffic management was necessary.

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