Cumbernauld man’s shock as crumbling wall exposed in renovations

David Wharton next to the crumbling wall

David Wharton next to the crumbling wall

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THE SAFETY of a Cumbernauld man’s home was in jeopardy after renovation works revealed an unstable and crumbling inner wall.

David Wharton was left stunned when a council-contracted plasterer removed a partition frame from his living room during some renovation work – to reveal a huge, gaping hole and crumbling brickwork.

And David revealed he had been asking for action to be taken on his house as far back as the 1990s.

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