London Bridge is sealed off amid fears a WWII bomb has been found at Guy’s hospital

London Bridge has been closed amid fears a World War Two bomb may have been found nearby.

Police said on Twitter they had been made aware of a ‘possible WW2 ordnance’ shortly before 5pm at King’s College London’s Guy’s Campus, which adjacent to Guy’s Hospital in Southwark, south London. 

They added: ‘Traffic is being diverted and roads closed. Please avoid the area. Experts are on the scene.’

London Bridge has been closed amid fears a World War Two bomb may have been found nearby. Police said on Twitter they had been made aware of a 'possible WW2 ordnance' shortly before 5pm at King's College London's Guy's Campus, which is opposite Guy's Hospital in Southwark, south London. Above: The police cordon blocking off the bridge

London Bridge has been closed amid fears a World War Two bomb may have been found nearby. Police said on Twitter they had been made aware of a 'possible WW2 ordnance' shortly before 5pm at King's College London's Guy's Campus, which is opposite Guy's Hospital in Southwark, south London. Above: The police cordon blocking off the bridge

London Bridge has been closed amid fears a World War Two bomb may have been found nearby. Police said on Twitter they had been made aware of a ‘possible WW2 ordnance’ shortly before 5pm at King’s College London’s Guy’s Campus, which is opposite Guy’s Hospital in Southwark, south London. Above: The police cordon blocking off the bridge

Police said a possible explosive may have been found at Guy's Campus, on Great Meze Pond (pictured), in Southwark. It is opposite Guy's hospital

Police said a possible explosive may have been found at Guy's Campus, on Great Meze Pond (pictured), in Southwark. It is opposite Guy's hospital

Police said a possible explosive may have been found at Guy’s Campus, on Great Meze Pond (pictured), in Southwark. It is opposite Guy’s hospital

One person working nearby said they had been told by police to ‘get back in the building and stay away from the windows’. 

Images posted on social media showed a police cordon blocking off the road towards London Bridge. 

Just before 6pm, another social media user posted an image which showed no cars at all on London Bridge, at a time when it would usually be thronged with traffic.

More to follow. 

One person working nearby said they had been told by police to 'get back in the building and stay away from the windows'. They took a photo showing the police cordon in place at the foot of the bridge, near the Barrowboy and Banker pub

One person working nearby said they had been told by police to 'get back in the building and stay away from the windows'. They took a photo showing the police cordon in place at the foot of the bridge, near the Barrowboy and Banker pub

One person working nearby said they had been told by police to ‘get back in the building and stay away from the windows’. They took a photo showing the police cordon in place at the foot of the bridge, near the Barrowboy and Banker pub

Police said on Twitter they had been made aware of a 'possible WW2 ordnance' shortly before 5pm at King's College London's Guy's Campus, which is opposite Guy's Hospital in Southwark, south London

Police said on Twitter they had been made aware of a 'possible WW2 ordnance' shortly before 5pm at King's College London's Guy's Campus, which is opposite Guy's Hospital in Southwark, south London

Police said on Twitter they had been made aware of a ‘possible WW2 ordnance’ shortly before 5pm at King’s College London’s Guy’s Campus, which is opposite Guy’s Hospital in Southwark, south London

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