Worker killed after falling from scaffolding in Kensington


A worker was killed yesterday at a construction site in Kensington.

The worker who has been rumored online to be a scaffolder, is believed to be in his 30s and to have fallen from scaffolding at the site in West London.

Met Police confirmed to the Sun Newspaper they had been called at 10.45am, with the man found dead at the scene.

A spokesperson said: “Police were called at around 10:45hrs on Monday, 10 July to Bedford Gardens, Kensington W8 to a report of a man injured after falling from a height from scaffolding.

“The London Ambulance Service also attended.

“The man, believed to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.”

London Ambulance Service was also called to the scene.

A spokesperson said: “We were called at 10:17am today (July 10) to reports of a fall near the A4204 in Kensington.

“We sent an ambulance, a paramedic in a fast car, an incident response officer, and our Hazardous Area Response Team to the scene.

“We also dispatched an advanced trauma team in a car from London’s Air Ambulance.

“Sadly the patient died at the scene.”

A spokesperson for the Health and Safety Executive said: “HSE is aware of the incident and making further enquiries.”