Going to repair them?' The answer to both was no. At the moment, the defences are woefully inadequate.'
A Beazer statement said: 'We will not go forward until we can guarantee full protection to our customers.'
Carillion insists maintenance was undertaken before Christmas and condemned the agency for using 'emotive language'.
In a statement it said: 'The agency has issued factually incorrect and alarmist statements. There is no danger to homes built around the harbour.
'We have honoured existing obligations.'