TWO main roads in Reading were closed after cladding fell from a nearby building.

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Reading Buses tweeted: 'Vastern Rd at Forbury Rd closed by fire service due to cladding falling from neighbouring building. 'Delays to Caversham services.'

Passers-by said pedestrians were being stopped from proceeding under a bridge and Forbury Road is being blocked by a fire engine.

Reading Chronicle:

The roads were reopened later that evening.