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Reports of Damage Near Scarborough's Futurist

Reports of Damage Near Scarborough's Futurist

Published by Jon Burke at 6:30am 8th January 2019. (Updated at 3:33pm 8th January 2019)

There are reports of cracks appearing in properties near the site of the demolition of Scarborough's Futurist Theatre.

Councillor Janet Jefferson, who represents that area, says she's unhappy about how sheet pile driving is affecting homes and businesses on and around Blands Cliff.

We told you last month, that this method was now being used to stabilise the cliff, instead of a concrete wall originally planned.

Janet has spoken of her concerns to Yorkshire Coast Radio's Jon Burke..


The council's Cabinet Member for Major Projects, Mike Cockerill, has been overseeing the process.

Yesterday's meeting of full council had to be paused, due to the noise from the piling works at the former Futurist site:





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