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Requisitioned Space, Horseferry House

Volume 437: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1947

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asked the Minister of Works what is the total area of space under requisition by the Government at Horseferry House; and what is the total number of staff accommodated there.

The total area held by my Department on requisition in Horseferry House is 71,000 f.s. exclusive of corridors, lavatories and staircases. Of this area 48,000 f.s. are occupied by 523 staff; 19,500 f.s. are used for conference and waiting rooms, a canteen for 900 staff, records, messengers, and telephone exchange; the remaining 3,500 f.s. provide storage space. In addition my Department holds 46,000 f.s. in the building on lease.