Council orders removal of dozens of tyres dumped outside Sheffield pub

Sheffield Council has ordered the removal of dozens of tyres dumped outside a Sheffield pub.

The tyres have been dumped outside the disused Shiregreen Arms pub on Mason Lathe Road, Shiregreen, over the last month.

Tyres have been dumped outside a disused Sheffield pub in Shiregreen

Tyres have been dumped outside a disused Sheffield pub in Shiregreen

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Concerned residents have reported matter to Sheffield Council and South Yorkshire Police.

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One woman said: "There were a few at first and then gradually over the last month more have been dumped there.

Residents have complained about tyres dumped outside a pub in Shiregreen

Residents have complained about tyres dumped outside a pub in Shiregreen

"It's not so much that they are an eyesore, I am concerned on safety grounds because they are so close to a number of homes. It wouldn't take much for them to go up in flames, so they need moved urgently."

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A Sheffield Council spokesman said a complaint about the tyres was received on July 18 and the landowner has been served with a legal notice to remove waste from the site.