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WW2 bombs found at Old Chapel

A number of houses have been evacuated after an unexploded World War Two bomb was found in the grounds of a school.

The ammunition device was discovered at the Old Chapel in Sacred Heart of Mary Girls’ School in St Mary’s Lane, Upminster around 8am this morning.

Firefighters and police were called to the scene.

Road closures are also in place in Highview Gardens and Norfolk Road.

The discovery comes just three weeks after 22 unexploded bombs were unearthed on the site by workmen.


Workmen have found more unexploded WW2 bombs at the Old Chapel on Saint Mary's Lane in Upminster. Firefighters are at the scene.


Firefighters are now leaving the scene of the Old Chapel in Upminster. It was believed to be an unexploded anti-aircraft shell.


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