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03Feb94 UK: SCARBOROUGH COASTLINE IS SHORED UP.

Massive granite boulders are being used to build a sea barrier at South Cliff in Scarborough.The wall will prevent further erosion of the coastline where a major landslip destroyed the Holbeck Hall Hotel last summer.Tarmac is putting down 20,000 tons of Norwegian rock, with each boulder weighing up to 12 tons.The weather has been playing havoc with the £1 million contract: tidal movements and driving rain have made it impossible for earthmoving plant to work on the beach for more ...

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