Scaffolding falls from Glasgow apartment site

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Scaffolding from the top floor of an apartment block under construction in Glasgow collapsed in high winds yesterday.

Police quickly closed roads around the construction site following the incident that happened around 2pm. The site was evacuated while workers scrambled to make the structure safe. It’s understood that no person was injury in the collapse.

A spokesperson for the main contractor told The Herald: “A section of scaffolding on our Park District development has sustained damage from high winds this afternoon.

“No one has been injured and all health and safety protocols are being followed, with the construction site and road at Lynedoch Place currently closed.

“The safety of all residents and our workforce is our main priority, both HSE and Police Scotland have been informed.”