Essex Police said 64 homes are being evacuated over concerns “a building is structural unsafe” in Grinstead Road, Colchester.
Surrounding roads have been closed to traffic and pedestrians.
The fire service has been called to the scene as high winds continue to batter the county.
Essex Police said in a statement: “Police are evacuating 64 homes following concerns that a building is structural unsafe in Greenstead Road, Colchester.
“We received calls at around 12.50pm today, Thursday, February 23, that a building could collapse.
“We have closed surrounding roads, including the Avenue of Remembrance, to both traffic and pedestrians. The closures will cause significant disruption to traffic.
“We are working closely with the local authority and Essex County Fire and Rescue Service. No one has been injured and the incident is ongoing.”
Storm Doris has killed one woman in the West Midlands and left several others seriously injured after being hit by debris and falling trees.
Amber warnings predicting strong winds and heavy rain are in place for North Wales, the Midlands, the East and the North West and have been extended to include the London area.
The Met Office said gusts of 60mph-70mph were likely to be seen in affected areas, with 70mph-80mph expected on coasts and hills.
A top wind speed of 94mph was recorded in Capel Curig, North Wales, on Thursday morning.
In Essex traffic has come to a standstill with closures on the M11 and the Dartford Crossing.
More to follow…