Gosport residents are left in fits of giggles after Christmas tree installed at ...

Gosport residents are left in fits of giggles after Christmas tree installed at ...
Gosport residents are left in fits of giggles after Christmas tree installed at ...
It's the Leaning Tree of Hampshire! Gosport residents are left in fits of giggles after contractors battling with Storm Arwen leave town's Christmas tree installed at a wonky angle Christmas tree left residents in hysterics after it was installed at a wonky angle  Gosport Borough Council brought tree replacement after original was damaged  Tree appeared to mimic Leaning Tower of Pisa due to Storm Arwen on weekend

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A Christmas tree that has been compared to the Leaning Tower of Pisa has left residents in hysterics after it was installed at a wonky angle in Storm Arwen.

The tree, covered in blue and white lights with red baubles, has gone viral on social media after residents in Gosport, Hampshire, spotted it was 'at an angle' and compared it to the freestanding bell tower in Italy.

Gosport Borough Council replaced the original tree after it was damaged in transit, and said the festive fir has since been 'straightened'.

The wonky Christmas tree in Gosport, Hampshire (pictured)

The Leaning Tower of Pisa (pictured)

A Christmas tree in Gosport, Hampshire (pictured left) has been compared to the Leaning Tower of Pisa (right) after it was put up at an angle in Storm Arwen 

Graham Burgess, leader of the council, said: 'I believe the tree was straightened.

'I was told it was at an angle, the contractors came back - I do know that they were doing things to it. 

'We have delivered again in the sense of providing Christmas decorations despite the situation we're in at the moment with

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