Damage from seabird nests forces bank to temporarily close for safety reasons

A Bridlington Bank is currently undergoing repairs after seagulls caused damage to its the roof – sparking a major leak.

Tuesday, 17th August 2021, 8:02 am
The TSB, which is based on the corner of Beck Hill and Manor Street, was closed after the damage caused by the nesting birds was deemed to be dangerous to both customers and staff.

The TSB, which is based on the corner of Beck Hill and Manor Street, was closed after the damage caused by the nesting birds was deemed to be dangerous to both customers and staff.

There were two nests on the roof of the branch, one herring gull and one kittiwake (both protected species), causing significant damage to the guttering and the fabric of the roof area.

A TSB spokesperson, said: “We apologise that we have had to temporarily close our Bridlington branch for the safety of our customers and branch staff.

“We are working to resolve the situation as quickly as we can and would like to thank our customers for their patience.”