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Building Programme Costs

Volume 932: debated on Thursday 19 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what were the total amounts paid by way of architects' and associated fees in 1973–74, 1974–75 and 1975–76 in respect of abandoned building projects which were sponsored or approved by district councils, education and library boards, health and social services boards, fire authorities, police authorities, and elec- list the present holders of these appointments would involve disproportionate use of resources.tricity services; and if he will list the names of the projects, the fees involved and the architects to whom the fees were paid.

, pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 18th February 1977; vol. 926, c. 394–5], gave the following information:The details regarding the education and library boards' projects are now available and are as follows:

Year and Project


Architect's Fees




1Castlederg Controlled SchoolIsherwood and Ellis200
2St. Michael's Primary School, DundonaldF. Gilligan221
3College of Technology Belfast. Millfield II Extension(a).Ferguson and Mcllveen1,600
4Inverary Avenue Playing Fields Pavilion, Belfast(a).G. Atkins Designs601


3College of Technology Belfast. Millfield II Extension (b)Ferguson and McIlveen5,691
4Inverary Avenue Playing Fields Pavilion, Belfast (b)D. McNiven and Partners5,715
G. Atkins Designs2,776
5Ballysillan Nursery Unit, BelfastR. McKinstry and Partners2,703
6Ballymacward Primary School meals ProvisionJ. J. Brennan308
7Ballynahinch Technical College Playing FieldsHobart and Heron440
8Peter's Hill Library, Belfast (a)S. Stevenson and Son48,096W. H. Stephens and Son14,500
J. R. Nurland and Partners7,000
Dr. D. Doran10,000


3College of Technology, Belfast. Millfield II Extension(c).Ferguson and Mcllveen85,620Ferguson and Mcllveen32,120
R. J. Love and Partners44,938
Williams and Shaw37,000
Gillen and Pryce1,540
4Inverary Avenue Playing fields Pavilion, Belfast (c)D. W. Boyd and Co.14,029
8Peter's Hill Library, Belfast (b)S. Stevenson and Son80,199W. H. Stephens and Son50,000
J. R. Murland and Partners34,161
Dr. D. Doran48,945
9St. Catharine's Primary School, Belfast. Meals Kitchen.J. J. Brennan558
10Tudor Lodge Nursery School, BelfastR. McKinstry and Partners4,512
11Suffolk Primary School, ExtensionR. J. Love and Partners153
Grand Totals242,356Grand Totals291,270