Large sinkhole appears in residential street in Newcastle

A 30ft deep sinkhole has appeared in a residential street in Newcastle.

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Work begins to fill 20ft sinkhole in Newcastle

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.

Workers cordon off the area where a large sinkhole has opened up in the Coxlodge area. Credit: PA

The six-metre deep crater in Gosforth will be filled with stones today, November 13.

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