A FIRE has destroyed the former Chicago Rock building in the town centre.

The building, on the corner of Pall Mall and New Street, was reported to be alight at 5.20am this morning.

The cause of the fire is not yet known. No one is believed to have been injured at this time.

Westway has been closed, as well as the petrol station at Morrisons. Market Street, New Street and Wellington Street are also closed.

The Alhambra shopping centre is open as normal. Wellington House is closed.

Local residents may experience low water pressure, or may be without water at all as the fire service use the supply.

This is a developing story. We'll bring you more information when we get it.

More information on road and building closures can be found by clicking here.