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New Factories, London

Volume 465: debated on Tuesday 31 May 1949

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asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of new factories and extensions, respectively, erected in the county of London and the area covered by the Greater London Plan together with the number approved since December, 1944, up to the latest possible date.

One hundred and ninety-two new factories and 442 extensions to existing factories of 5,000 square feet and over were approved in the Greater London Area during the period December, 1944, to March, 1949. Of these 54 new factories and 132 extensions have been completed. The figures for the London County Council area are 20 new factories and 55 extensions approved. Of these three new factories and 13 extensions have been completed.