How to remove plinth/kickboard on bathroom unit

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I have a bathroom unit with a terrible draught. Using a mirror looking down inside of the cupboard I can see a large hole where the pipes enter, to get at it I need to remove this plinth/kickboard but it almost feels glued in place. Definitely not like removing a kitchen kickboard held on by the clips. I'm afraid if I force it I could break the plastic rounded corner. Any ideas?
 

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It may not be removable depends how the unit was assembled.
Easy enough to replace if it breaks
 
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Tape over the pipe holes inside to see if it stops.
You might be able to squirt foam into the gap from above.
I haven't tried it but possibly a condom or poly bag shoved down the gap and filled might stop the foam spreading like a Dr WHO monster.
 
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Tape over the pipe holes inside to see if it stops.
You might be able to squirt foam into the gap from above.
I haven't tried it but possibly a condom or poly bag shoved down the gap and filled might stop the foam spreading like a Dr WHO monster.

Thanks but I can't get to the offending area without taking off the kickboards
 
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