Search

Primary school re-opens after flood damage left it without power for three days

PUBLISHED: 11:36 10 October 2019 | UPDATED: 11:36 10 October 2019

Costessey Junior and Infant schools are closed due to a power failure. Photo: Google

Costessey Junior and Infant schools are closed due to a power failure. Photo: Google

Archant

A primary school which was forced to close for three days due to flood damage, has re-opened.

Costessey Primary School, in Three Mile Lane, Costessey, has re-opened after flood damage to the school's distribution board left it without power for three days.

You may also want to watch:

The damage occurred during torrential rain on Sunday, October 6, which saw several areas in central and east Norfolk hit by flooding.

Posting a message on Facebook on Wednesday evening, Katie Lawson, the school principal, said: "We are delighted to inform you that power has been restored at Costessey Primary School and we are looking forward to welcoming the children back to school as normal tomorrow.

"Once again, please accept our apologies for all the disruption this has caused your families."


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Norwich Evening News. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Norwich Evening News