First of all, it is very clear that things are getting worse. The crack at the top of the wall is clearly bigger than it was at Christmas. You can easily slide your fingers between the bottom of the skirting board and the carpet.

Gareth is heading up the team looking at this with the aid of a number of building professionals. So far we have been able to rule out a number of possible causes, but we are not able to identify the reason for the problem. Following a recent inspection the engineer has a hypothesis. However, it needs to be tested and there is a lot of preparatory study to be done. All we can say is that thorough investigations are proceeding.