Lorry hits Grade II listed building in Kent

The lorry hit the building on Saturday morning

A lorry has hit a Grade II listed building in a village in Kent. The incident happened after a crash involving two vehicles at the junction of Goudhurst Road and Maidstone Road in the village of Horsmonden near Tunbridge Wells. The emergency services say there are no reported injuries.

Crews from Kent Fire & Rescue Service are working to make the scene safe. Building engineers are expected to arrive later today in order to assess the damage at the building which houses an estate agents.

A telephone box and a telegraph pole have also been damaged. The road has been closed in both directions for recovery work and safety inspections to take place. Motorists are being advised to use alternative routes.