A body was found hanged from a building in New Addington this morning.

Police were called shortly after 5am to reports of a man hanged from a building on Field Way.

Officers, the fire brigade and ambulance services attended, pronouncing the man dead at the scene.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious. A file will be passed to the coroner.

Buses were diverted from the area in the following hours, as emergency services closed off the scene.

Anyone affected is urged to call Samaritans on 116 123, a line which is free 24 hours a day.