South West Wales

Sinkhole up to 20ft deep leads to Neath road closure

Sinkhole on Cimla Road, Neath

A sinkhole up to 20ft deep has appeared in Neath Port Talbot, leading to the closure of a main road.

Police have sealed off Cimla Road, in Neath, following the discovery at the bottom of Cimla Hill.

Although the hole is 1.5ft (0.5m) wide on the surface, Neath Port Talbot council said the void underneath was about 20ft wide.

The authority said the road would remain closed for the "foreseeable future" while it is repaired.

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