LANDGUARD Road in Shanklin is set to be temporarily closed this evening (Tuesday) due to a leaking water pipe.

The closure will take place from 6.30pm and will last for a maximum of 21 days or until the leak has been repaired.

Landguard Road will be shut from its junction with Western Road. There will be a diversion in place which will affect: Collingwood Road, Brook Road, Hatherton Road, St Johns Road and Victoria Avenue.

Reasonable facilities will be provided to allow access to adjacent premises while the road is closed, according to Island Roads.