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Power cut closes Yarmouth shops

PUBLISHED: 16:31 20 March 2009 | UPDATED: 13:24 03 July 2010

SHOPPERS in Great Yarmouth town centre faced a delay in buying goods this morning after shops were hit by a power cut.

More than 90 properties in King Street and Market Place were affected after workmen cut through an underground electricity cable at about 8am.

SHOPPERS in Great Yarmouth town centre faced a delay in buying goods this morning after shops were hit by a power cut.

More than 90 properties in King Street and Market Place were affected after workmen cut through an underground electricity cable at about 8am.

It took EDF Energy Network engineers about one and half hours to restore power to all the businesses and homes.

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