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A King's College London ceiling has partially COLLAPSED


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TNS can disclose that part of a King's building collapsed last week.

The Chesham building ceiling, which is part of the Strand campus, collapsed over the weekend after heavy rain. 

According to the university, no one was hurt.

Speaking to TNS, a member of staff said they were disappointed by King's actions.

According to them, "there was a leak in the same place a few weeks back and they did nothing."

They went on to say that the university was lucky that the collapse happened over the weekend as people would have been injured otherwise.

Entry into the Chesham building via the King's building was sealed off.

Likewise, entry into the Chesham building via another route appeared closed.

King's confirmed that heavy rain caused an internal plaster ceiling to partially collapse.

"Due to heavy rain over the weekend, some water entered the Chesham building into one of the ground floor offices.

"This has regrettably caused an internal plaster ceiling to partially collapse. As this happened over the weekend, no staff or students were in the building at the time and access to the room, as well as the two adjacent rooms, was removed.

A King's spokesperson apologised for the inconvenience saying "the team situated in that room has been relocated to another building while we complete repair work, which is already underway."

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