If you'd seen the precarious position of some the chalets that were falling over, they were a real danger. And there was a real danger of them falling on to some of the other chalets as well and causing further damage. I think it's fair to say there is no way those chalets could be salvaged.
A seventh chalet is being demolished in Lyme Regis following a seriesof landslides this winter. The Town Council says there has beensignificant movement in Ware Cliff in the last few days.
The chalets have slipped down as the earth has moved. Other chalets have beenfenced off and access to Monmouth Beach has been closed. We will have more on this story on ITV News West Country at 6pm.
Two more chalets will be demolished on the Jurassic coast today as cliffs continue to move.
Five holiday homes were damaged last week in a series of landslips to the west of Lyme Regis. Now there is concern for six others. The damaged chalets and access road to Monmouth Beach have been cordoned off.
The coastguard and other emergency services are dealing with a major landslip at Monmouth Beach in Lyme Regis. Portland Coastguard say 150m of cliff has collapsed.
They are working to see if anyone has been caught up in the cliff fall.
A row of holiday homes west of Lyme Regis are at risk of being destroyed. Last night, what's been described as a 'major landslip' occured above Monmouth Beach, damaging some of the chalets, and its feared another may happen at any time.
The recent heavy rain is being blamed for the slip, which is the latest of many to hit that stretch of the Jurassic Coast. It is just 12 miles from Burton Bradstock where a 22 year old woman died in July last year. Richard Lawrence reports.
Council officials are monitoring the shifting of the cliff and say there are serious risks of further land slips which stretch for a quarter of a mile inland.
The road to Monmouth Beach in Lyme Regis had been closed for safety reasons. There are fears further landslides could even knock chalets down to the road. Several are now perched precariously. Yesterday engineers disconnected their electricity after power lines came down.
Surveyors are expected to visit the area but it's thought little can be done until the cliffs become more stable.
Police are warning people who own chalets on Monmouth Beach in Lyme Regis not to visit them under any circumstances because of the risk from landslips.
It comes after a fresh fall closed the access road to the beach indefinitely. Officers are warning visitors not to cross the police tape as there is a considerable danger of more landslips.
The beach is about 12 miles from Burton Bradstock where a 22-year-old woman died in a cliff collapse last July.
A body found washed up on rocks on the west Dorset coast is believed to be that of a missing Swindon man.
Simon Douthwaite disappeared on Wednesday, prompting a huge search involving the emergency services and members of the public.
It's understood the 41-year-old plunged from the Cobb wall at Lyme Regis into the sea.