Cliff-top homes on the edge as coastal erosion intensifies

Houses are teetering on the edge of cliffs in Hemsby in Norfolk. Thirteen homes there have been evacuated amid fears they could topple into the sea after the coastal erosion.

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More cliff top homes demolished at Hemsby

More cliff top homes are demolished at Hemsby Credit: ITV Anglia

More cliff top homes have been torn down by demolition workers at Hemsby in Norfolk.

This was the heartbreaking scene this morning as workers raced to flatten the stricken chalets before high tide. Specialists have been brought in to help with the removal of asbestos.

Workers in masks help to clear asbestos from chalets in Hemsby Credit: ITV Anglia

They were among 13 homes teetering on the edge of the cliff since last Saturday.

The beach has been closed as a precaution.

The Mayor of Great Yarmouth thank members of Hemsby Lifeboat Crew for their help with the evacuation of local people Credit: ITV Anglia

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne has been to see the devastation for herself and to thank lifeboat crews who have helped with the evacuation of local people.

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