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Departmental Buildings

Volume 504: debated on Thursday 21 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the (a) area and (b) estimated value is of (i) vacant and (ii) occupied office space (A) owned and (B) rented by his Department. (310523)

The area and annual rental costs for vacant and occupied office space rented by the Northern Ireland Office, including the Public Prosecution Service and the Crown Solicitor's Office is shown in the following table.

Name of building

Status

Gross floor area (square metre)

Annual rental costs excluding VAT (£)

Castle Buildings, Stormont

Occupied

3,862

510,000

Hillview Buildings, Stormont

Occupied

812

47,000

Knockview Buildings, Stormont

Occupied

1,921

120,000

PSNI HQ Brooklyn, Belfast

Occupied

153

8,640

Dundonald House Annex

Occupied

n/a

0

Stormont House Bungalow, Stormont

Occupied

132

12,000

Stormont House and Annexe, Stormont

Occupied

3,225

64,000

Massey House, Stormont

Occupied

2,475

45,000

Unit 2, Walled Garden, Stormont

Vacant

350

26,000

Lagan House, Belfast

Occupied

947

100,000

Millennium House, 4th Floor, Belfast

Occupied

594

92,000

Millennium House, 6th Floor, Belfast

Occupied

1,579

219,000

Windsor House, 20th Floor, Belfast

Occupied

297

31,400

Thames House, London

Occupied

3,098

902,576

Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street, Belfast

Occupied

65

6,250

Belfast Chambers, 93 Chichester Street, Belfast

Occupied

5,465

525,828

Lisburn Chambers, Linenhall Street, Lisburn

Occupied

2,493

236,500

Linum Chambers, Bedford square, Bedford Street, Belfast

Occupied

2,802

295,000

Ballymena Chambers, Parkway, Ballymena

Occupied

2,494

179,800

Omagh Chambers, 2 Townhall Square, High Street, Omagh

Occupied

2,265

196,000

Foyle Chambers, 35 Limavady Road, Londonderry

Occupied

2,365

206,000

3rd Floor, Royal Courts of Justice

Occupied

1,239

78,500

The area and net book value for vacant and occupied office space owned by the Northern Ireland Office is shown in the following table.

Name of building

Status

Gross floor area (square metre)

Net book value (£)

Hillsborough Castle, Hillsborough.

Owned

4226

77,272,207

Maryfield, Belfast

Owned

n/a

3,000,000

n/a = not available