A crane has crashed at the Land Securities New Street Square site in the City

The crash happened this morning at the site on New Fetter Lane, EC4.

A spokesperson for Land Securities said: ‘We have been notified by the site’s contractor, McAlpine, that there was an incident at New Street Square this morning.

‘We understand there are no injuries and the site has been evacuated. The relevant services are on site investigating the causes of the crash. Until these procedures have finished we can not say any more.’