Child injured after falling through aviary roof in Spalding

Wire fencing has been erected to prevent access to the roof of the aviary.
Wire fencing has been erected to prevent access to the roof of the aviary.
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A child received minor injuries after falling through the roof of the aviary at Ayscoughfee Hall Gardens in Spalding on Wednesday evening.

South Holland District Council has now fenced off access to the aviary roof while further inspections to the area are carried out.

A council spokesman said: “At around 5.30pm on Wednesday an incident happened at Ayscoughfee Gardens when an individual fell through the roof of the aviary. “Ground staff were on site and called for medical assistance to deal with the injured party and we’ve subsequently been informed that the injuries sustained are minor.The gardens remain open as usual.”

Police confirmed they attended, but only to take the friend of the injured child home.