Skipton car park reopens after bridge collapse

Skipton Structural Collapse - Cars fall into Beck

9:39am 1st March 2018

Skipton's Coach Street Car Park has reopened this morning, the Council has confirmed.

It had been shut yesterday's bridge collapse, which saw two cars fall into the river.

Craven District Council has issued the following update:

Reinforced steel beams forming part of a hard standing private car park spanning Eller Beck gave way on the afternoon of Wednesday February 28, causing the area to collapse into Eller Beck.

The collapse has not been declared a major incident and the emergency planning contacts have been stood down. The Fire Service and Police have handed the incident over to the Council. 

We have cordoned off the area with fencing to prevent access.

Coach Street car park is now open with access to the car park and the doctor’s surgery via the Canal Basin car park and the access road.

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