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Geoff Woodcock from the builder of the flats, Dunelm Homes describes how they are using large rocks to stabilise the site, prevent more erosion, and provide a firm platform for equipment to demolish Spencer Court.
The decision to demolish Spencer Court was taken after the foundation of the flats was washed away following a landslide during the major flooding on September 25th.
A culvert which runs under the land collapsed earlier in the year. Engineers believe that this, together with the heavy rain, caused the landside which left so many residents homeless.
Residents on a Tyneside housing estate which will be partially demolished are no nearer finding out who is responsible for what's happened.
Residents in Newburn say that they still don't know what is happening to their homes as engineers prepare to dismantle a block of houses.
Residents at Spencer Court said a public meeting gave them no answers, and they still did not know whether the building would be demolished.