A MAJOR road is to close tonight while flood pumps are removed.

Hylton Road in St John's in Worcester is to close tonight from 7pm for up to three hours, Worcestershire County Council has confirmed.



This is to allow the removal of the Severn Trent Water pumps and the flood defences by the University Arena.

A diversion will be in place via Henwick Road with footways open and access/exit to and from the retail park open.