NUMEROUS buckets have been placed around a Basingstoke shopping centre to catch leaks.

Festival Place has installed the buckets at various places around the centre where water appears to be leaking from the ceiling.

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The buckets are inside a sign labelled ‘SlipStop’ which warns shoppers to be aware of a ‘slip hazard’ in the area.

While most of the buckets are placed outside of shops, one has been installed inside Lloyds Bank.

Festival Place has been asked for a comment.