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House Building Costs

Volume 979: debated on Tuesday 19 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales what the cost was of building an average three-bedroom house in 1974 in Wales; and what the current cost is of building a comparable house.

The average construction cost excluding land and site preparation of a local authority 2-storey 5-bedspace house in Wales was £7,426 in 1974 and £13,397 in 1979.