RESIDENTS of a caravan park have been asked to leave the site following announcements of lockdown measures.

South End Caravan Park on Walney has closed temporarily and has asked its residents to move elsewhere.

Those who are self-isolating or have no other accommodation may be to stay on the site.

A statement from owners the Mulgrew Family said: "Following the prime minster's statement we have to temporarily close the caravan park.

"All residents are asked to leave today.

"If you have no alternative accommodation or are self-isolating from at risk family members you are able to stay on site but will need a valid reason, in writing to pass on to the authorities."