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Metropolis—High Tides On The Thames—Question

Volume 220: debated on Thursday 2 July 1874

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asked the Surveyor-General of the Ordnance, If steps are being taken to prevent the damage which would arise to a large quantity of Government Stores at Pimlico if another high tide were to rise one or two inches more than was the case on the 20th March last?

, in reply, said, that steps were now under consideration for permanently securing that portion of the Government Stores which was most exposed. He was credibly informed by these best acquainted with the subject that the measures adopted before the high tide of the 20th March last, although temporary, would have been entirely successful in securing the object for which they were intended.