ISLAND Roads have closed a street in Ryde this afternoon (Friday) to allow engineers to carry out repairs to the electrical network.

St John's Road in Ryde has been closed from 4pm, from its junction with Monkton Street for a distance of 102 metres whilst Scottish and Southern Electricity carry out repairs.

Diversions have been placed down Monkton Street, The Strand, Esplanade, East Hill Road, Alexandra Road, West Hill Road and St Johns Hill.