The painstaking work to dismantle five properties severely affected by subsidence in Aelfleda Terrace in Whitby is anticipated to be complete by the end of this week.
The three week step by step process, which has been carried out by specialist demolition contractors followed a landslip at the front of the properties last month that left them at serious risk of collapse.
Cllr Mike Cockerill, Scarborough Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Harbours, Assets, Coast and Flood Protection said: " We are currently finalising arrangements for the handover of the site back to the owners of the properties that have been demolished for their insurance companies
and loss adjusters to agree a way forward with regards to the reinstatement of the site and covering the cost of the loss of the properties.
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