BBC News

Office filled with furniture dumped in Wiltshire lane

Published
image copyrightCrikey2050
image captionThe abandoned cabin filled with furniture was spotted in a hedge by The Ridgeway on Wednesday

A portable office has been dumped at the side of a lane in Wiltshire.

The abandoned cabin filled with furniture was found in a hedge on The Ridgeway between the villages of Liddington and Wanborough on Wednesday.

Photos of the dilapidated building were shared on Twitter by Crikey2050, who tweeted that it had been "dumped in broad daylight".

Swindon Borough Council said it had been made aware and council workers were now "looking into it".

image copyrightCrikey2050
image captionPhotos of the dilapidated building were shared on Twitter by Crikey2050, who tweeted that it had been "dumped in broad daylight"
image copyrightCrikey2050
image captionA council spokesman said: "It could have been dumped or it could have fallen off the back of a lorry"

The building unit, which has an "office" sign stuck on its green door, is thought to have been dumped in the lane on Monday.

Crikey2050 tweeted that the area was "frequently targeted by small scale-fly tipping and littering".

"This is in another league though. The cheek of these people. Hope to goodness they catch the guilty party."

You may also be interested in:

  • 'Bizarre' sluice gate delay 'made flooding worse'
  • Cornwall angler rescue - Man saved by walkers
  • 'I was down to my last tin of food'

A spokesman for the council, said: "It could have been dumped or it could have fallen off the back of a lorry.

"That's what we're investigating."

Related Topics

  • Wanborough
  • Liddington
  • Swindon
  • Swindon Borough Council

More on this story

  • Fly-tipping: One million incidents reported across England