Rats plaguing tower block

Tenants have raised fears over health and safety and say their children are terrified of the rats scurrying around the block and chewing the intercom cables.

Despite Reading Borough Council vowing to tackle the issue in June neighbours claim the situation has not improved.

Families  living in 205 Riversley Court, one of the Coley high rise tower blocks in Wensley Road, said they had spotted rats ‘the size of cats’.

Pest control experts are regularly visiting but rats are still rummaging through the bins and around the block. Read more ………