Sinkhole: Investigations continue after 50ft hole appears in Ripon

Investigations are continuing after a 50-foot sinkhole opened up in North Yorkshire. Residents have now been moved out of 12 properties after the giant hole appeared there on Wednesday 9th.

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Four homes remain evacuated after Ripon sinkhole

There are no 'significant changes' to the Ripon sinkhole. Four homes remain evacuated after the sinkhole opened up in the back gardens of properties on Magdalens Road on November 9.

The sinkhole has caused considerable damage Credit: ITV

Contractors from one of the household’s insurance companies are on site and are looking at options to stabilise the sinkhole. A garage was dismantled by hand on November 15 to allow access to the sinkhole.

Yorkshire Water is continuing to look at a way to repair the sewer system on Magdalens Road which has been completely destroyed by the sinkhole.

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