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Non-Governmental Bodies (Government Property)

Volume 977: debated on Monday 28 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will name the non-governmental bodies currently occupying property and sites let by the Government in the cities of London and Westminster.

The following is a list of non-Governmental bodies who occupied property of more than 3,000 sq. ft. on the Government estate in these areas on 1 January 1980:Anglo-Germany FoundationBank of New South Wales

* J. & M. Barclay

Barclays Bank

Bircham & Co.

British Council

* British Library

Chelwood Properties Ltd. and Danehill

Trustees Ltd.

* Commonwealth Secretariat

Commonwealth Telecommunications Bureau

Council for Post Graduate Medical Education

* Design Council

Federation of Civil Service Dramatic Societies

Fickeen Enterprises

Foreign Compensation Commission

* Various Learned Societies

Location of Offices Bureau

* London Electricity Board

* Metropolitan Police


* Post Office

Royal Fine Arts Commission

Royal United Services Institute

Ryman Ltd.

Sharpe Pritchard & Co.

Sherwood & Co.

St. Stephens Tavern

United Nations Information Centre

United States Airforce

United States Navy

Western European Union

There were about 70 other occupations of less than 3,000 sq. ft. each. They consisted mainly of shops, and similar incidental occupa-occupations in larger office blocks occupied Government Departments.

The total space occupied by all these bodies was about 700,000 sq. ft.


* Indicates more than one address.