A man has been taken to hospital this afternoon after falling from scaffolding in Colliers Wood.

Residents nearby reported seeing an Air Ambulance land in Haydons Road Recreation Ground just after midday.

Police have now confirmed that they were called at 12.02pm to reports of a man falling from scaffolding in Deburgh Road.

Officers, the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance all attended.

The man has been taken to a west London hospital and police are currently awaiting an update on his condition.

The Health and Safety Executive has been informed.