Welwyn school to shut following mysterious discovery

A NURSERY school at the centre of an investigation after an unidentified object was found embedded in the ground will be closed tomorrow (Friday). At around 10.30am today (Thursday), builders, working on an extension at Tenterfield Nursery in London Ro

A NURSERY school at the centre of an investigation after an "unidentified object" was found embedded in the ground will be closed tomorrow (Friday).

At around 10.30am today (Thursday), builders, working on an extension at Tenterfield Nursery in London Road, Welwyn, unearthed a large metal object.

Police and Hertfordshire County Council were consequently informed.

A council spokeswoman told the WHT: "In order to remove the object, the electricity cable which supplies the building will have to be switched off.


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"The school will therefore be closed on Friday to enable this work to take place.

"It is anticipated it will be open as usual on Monday."

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Breakfast and after-school clubs which normally take place at Tenterfield Nursery on a Friday will be held at Welwyn St Mary's School instead.

A police spokeswoman added: "We are not treating the discovery as suspicious.

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