Update: Bourges Boulevard reopens after high winds damage Poundland in Peterborough

Police closed Bridge Street and Bourges Boulevard after wind damaged the Poundland shop. Pictures David Lowndes.
Police closed Bridge Street and Bourges Boulevard after wind damaged the Poundland shop. Pictures David Lowndes.

Bourges Boulevard has now fully reopened after high winds caused damage to Poundland last night.

The emergency services were forced to close the road after the windy weather from Storm Desmond made the building unsafe.

Debris including broken glass was blown on to the street from the damaged building.

Bourges Boulevard was closed between Queensgate roundabout and Rivergate roundabout.

Police closed Bridge Street and Bourges Boulevard after wind damaged the Poundland shop. Pictures David Lowndes.

Police closed Bridge Street and Bourges Boulevard after wind damaged the Poundland shop. Pictures David Lowndes.

Police closed Bridge Street and Bourges Boulevard after wind damaged the Poundland shop. Pictures David Lowndes.

Police closed Bridge Street and Bourges Boulevard after wind damaged the Poundland shop. Pictures David Lowndes.