Whitby housing demolition gets underway

Five houses on Aelfleda Terrace are being demolished after heavy rainfall caused a landslide

Demolition work has started on five homes in Whitby which were damaged in the recent floods.

The cottages on Aelfleda Terrace were left structurally unsafe after heavy rain caused a landslip in the front gardens. The properties are being pulled down brick by brick by workman.

Workmen are tackling the buildings brick by brick Credit: ITV

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