Work is due to begin this morning to repair a 20ft sinkhole, which opened on a residential street in Newcastle.
The gaping hole, in Craster Square in the Coxlodge area of Gosforth, appeared next to a row of garages and spanned the width of the road.
The six-metre deep crater in Gosforth will be filled with stones today, November 13.
A huge sinkhole up to 20ft wide has opened up in a residential street, exposing disused mine workings below the surface.
A large sinkhole on a residential street in Newcastle has revealed old mine workings.