Terrace demolition begins

The demolition of part of an east London terrace gets underway today after cracks in the building were spotted over the weekend. Workers are also trying to retrieve treasured possessions from homes.

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Amhurst Road to remain closed 'into next week'

Amhurst Road will remain closed today and into the early part of next week as demolition work continues on a terrace which has been deemed unsafe.

Bus routes are affected and motorists are advised to avoid the area due to heavy congestion.

The London Overground is continuing to operate from Hackney Central as normal.

Hackney Council are advising people to check the TFL website for updated transport information.

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