Suspected Second World War ordnance found in Herne Hill

Katherine Johnston (07 June, 2019) Emergency services

Roads have reopened

29963The police cordon

A suspected World War Two ordnance was found on a building site in Herne Hill this morning.

Police from Lambeth MPS said the unexploded ordnance – a catch-all term for weapons such as bombs, shells, grenades and landmines – was discovered by construction workers on Dylan Road shortly before 9am.

The surrounding area, including Milkwood Road, was cordoned off until the device was made safe.

Roads have now reopened.

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