Homes landslip threat

Four homes are to be demolished after a landslip in North Yorkshire. The houses are on the edge of a cliff at Knipe Point near Scarborough, which collapsed on Monday. Residents claim the slip is because of a waste pipe leak from a local food factory

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McCain responds to cliff collapse

Frozen food company McCain says it is taking expert advice on a landslip in North Yorkshire, which residents claim has been caused by a leak from one of their waste pipes. Four homes will have to be demolished after the cliff at Knipe Point collapsed on Monday.

Like everyone else in Scarborough, we are well aware of the longstanding geological issues at Knipe Point. We have participated constructively on a voluntary basis in past authoritative studies which have concluded that inherent and unstable geological conditions at Knipe Point are the most probable reason for the issue. We have asked geological experts to assess the document’s contents before commenting further.

– McCain statement

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