The following morning part of our kitchen ceiling collapsed and I was grateful for the extra skip.
At first I thought the collapsing ceiling was a consequence of the problems we've been having with water penetration from outside, but, having looked more closely, I think there's a leak I didn't know about in the bathroom directly above. Heigh-ho. Either way I'm not particularly worried. We already have a scheme going forward to take the kitchen apart and start again- and our insurers have been informed.