A road has been blocked by a large collapsed tree. 

The tree has fallen across Whitehall Road in Chingford and is reported to have knocked over a bus stop shelter outisde Seymour Court. 

Police have cordoned off a section of the road and firefighters are at the scene. 

There are no reports of any injuries. 

Cars are being diverted to Brook Road and Forest Side, while bus services 179 and 379 are disrupted.

Waltham Forest Council have confirmed tree surgeons are on-site. The road is expected to be closed until after 6pm this evening.