Edinburgh roads closed as police warn of 'unsafe building' in Causewayside

Two roads have been closed due to an ‘unsafe building’ in Causewayside.

By Anna Bryan
Monday, 16th May 2022, 2:34 pm

West Preston Street and Salisbury Place are both currently closed.

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Police issued a warning on social media, and asked drivers to take alternative routes.

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Scottish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that they are dealing with a loose drain pipe at the scene

A spokesperson said: "We are currently in attendance at an address on Causewayside, Edinburgh, after a drain pipe came loose, and was hanging over the pavement.

"Crews are currently assisting to make the area safe once more, with the call coming in at 12:37 and one appliance, as well as a height appliance being deployed."

Salisbury Place and West Preston Street are currently closed due to an unsafe building.