UPDATE: Peterborough primary school to reopen after suspected gas leak

Norwood Primary School
Norwood Primary School
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A Peterborough primary school that was shut today (Wednesday, October 18) due to a suspected gas leak will reopen.

The National Grid has spent the day investigating the leak at Norwood Primary in Gunthorpe Road.

A spokesman for Peterborough City Council said all parents have been informed and all children are off site.

It has now been confirmed that the school will re-open tomorrow, Thursday October 19.

A spokesman for Cadent, which connects companies to the gas supply, said: “We were called to the school at 8.49am and arrived at 9.13am. A gas escape was located and made safe.

“Suspected gas escapes should be reported on 0800 111 999.”