HC Deb 20 March 1883 vol 277 c939

asked the Chairman of the Metropolitan Board of Works, If there is any immediate prospect of rebuilding human habitations in and around the space, for more than a year left wholly vacant on the south side of Essex Road, Islington, known as Angler's Gardens?


Sir, I beg to inform my hon. Friend that the Board was only in a position to clear the land referred to in August, 1882; and a modification of the scheme having been found desirable, the consent of the Secretary of State for the Home Department was applied for. This was obtained on the 6th instant; and the land will now very shortly be submitted for sale by public auction, with a view to the erection of improved dwellings for the labouring classes.