By Ross Findon
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Landslips have led to properties in Undercliff Drive being evacuated. Picture courtesy of the Isle of Wight Council.
THE operation to move Undercliff Drive residents' possessions from their landslip-threatened homes is due to continue today (Wednesday).
The army, coastguards and Island Roads have been involved in the Isle of Wight Council-led operation to help residents evacuate their homes following serious safety concerns after ground movement.
Yesterday (Tuesday) Isle of Wight photographer Shane Thornton captured the scene, from above the affected area, as shown in the pictures below.
Despite rumours of a visit by prime minister David Cameron — following comments he made about visiting flood hit areas — the Isle of Wight Council and MP Andrew Turner's office said they had not been informed of such a visit.
Undercliff Drive. All pictures courtesy of Shane Thornton Photography shanethornton.co.uk/.
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Friday, October 21, 2016
Log-in or register to comment on this story. See our House Rules here.
By ticking "Remember me" you agree to a cookie being stored on your computer - no personal data is shared.
Any views or opinions presented in the comments above are solely those of the author and do not represent those of the Isle of Wight County Press.
IWCP v4.0 © Isle of Wight County Press 2016. All Rights Reserved. Web Design By Matrix Create.
Contact Us | Disclaimer
| Cookies | Links | Sitemap
Isle of Wight County Press Ltd. Registered office: Brannon House, 123 Pyle Street,
Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1ST. Registered in England. Registered number: 1342243.