Gale-force winds cause gable end of pub to collapse onto van in Sunderland

People have been urged to avoid the Ocean Road area of Sunderland after high winds left a gable end unsafe.

Sunday, 27th January 2019, 2:39 pm
Updated Sunday, 27th January 2019, 3:13 pm
The gable end of The Hendon Grange collapsed onto a van parked outside.

Part of the wall at The Hendon Grange in Grangetown has collapsed onto a van parked outside.

Crews from Sunderland Central Fire Station are dealing with the situation, at

The gable end of The Hendon Grange collapsed onto a van parked outside.

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A yellow weather warning is in place until 9pm tonight, with winds of more than 40mph battering the region.

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The Hendon Grange pub.