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Shipbuilding Industry (Testing Tank)

Volume 526: debated on Tuesday 6 April 1954

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Works, as representing the Lord President of the Council, what progress has been made regarding a testing tank for the shipbuilding industry; and if he will make a statement.

Detailed designs of the tank and its equipment, which are elaborate because of the need for a high degree of accuracy, are now almost complete. Construction at Feltham is expected to start in October and it is hoped to complete the work in 1958.