Leak forces hospice to close

Staff at a Zoe's place children's hospice in Middlesbrough say they are 'devastated' after the building was badly damaged by leaking water.

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Staff "devastated" as hospice forced to close

The clean up begins at Zoe's place chidren's hospice, Middlesbrough. Credit: ITV news/Jonny Blair

Staff at a children's hospice in Middlesbrough said they are 'devastated' after the building was badly damaged by leaking water.

Staff are "devastated" at damage to hospice. Credit: ITV news/Jonny Blair

Zoe's Place is closed until further notice.

Ceilings, skirting boards and electric wires are damaged in many of the rooms.

The hospice is used by families with children who are terminally ill or require special care.

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