A crucial road in Upper Norwood has been closed as emergency services investigate a suspected asbestos contamination.

Beulah Hill has been closed in both directions between Spa Hill and Downsview Road while firefighters work at the scene.

Two fire engines were called to the location at 1.44pm.

A spokesperson for LFB said: "There are two fire engines at the scene.

"We were called to reports of a suspected asbestos contamination."