Police and firefighters are responding to a small gas explosion in the City.
The blast happened outside the Woodin Shades pub on Bishopsgate.
We are currently dealing with a minor gas explosion outside the Woodins Shades pub on #Bishopsgate in the City— City of London Police (@CityPolice) October 10, 2018
A small cordon is in place so there is no access to vehicles between Bishopsgate and Middlesex Street. Pedestrian access is not affected@LondonFire are also attending
A police spokesperson told City A.M.: "A cordon has been put in place, and we will announce any updates when they come in."
Authorities have also shut off Cannon Street between London Bridge and Queen Victoria Street due to a gas leak caused by ongoing roadworks.
Due to an emergency gas leak, westbound Cannon Street is closed between London Bridge and Queen Vic Street, traffic should divert via Gracechurch St, Bishopsgate, Wormwood St, London Wall, Aldersgate St, St Martins Le Grand, New Change. @CadentGasLtd— Squarehighways (@Squarehighways) October 10, 2018