HC Deb 25 August 1887 vol 319 cc1811-2
MR. O'DOHERTY (Donegal, N.)

asked the Secretary to the Treasury, with reference to the pier at Milan Head, County Donegal, What has been the cost of constructing the 30 feet extension to the original design of the pier; what the extra flight of steps cost; what has been the cost of the "toeing blocks" which were put down along the wharf wall and the sea wall, in order to protect the foundation of the structure; what is the estimated cost of the rock cutting under water adjacent to the pier head; what engineering expenses have been incurred during the progress of the work: what surplus (if any) yet remains of the original Estimate, £10,000, the original contract being taken at £7,765 14s. 11d.; and, whether it is the intention of the Board of Works to expend any surplus which may yet remain in further deepening the harbour inside to the depth of low water at spring tides?


, in reply, said, the cost of the extension was £1,140; of the extra flight of steps, £60; of the blocks, £400; of the rock cutting, £280; of the engineering expense, £297. There was no surplus.