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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 than a few hours at a time.A section of esplanade and a coastal path will also be reinstated as part of the final landscaping work for Scarborough Borough Council. CONSTRUCTION NEWS