HC Deb 14 June 1888 vol 327 cc93-4
MR. J. ROWLANDS (Finsbury, E.)

asked the hon. Member for the Knutsford Division of Cheshire, Whether the Metropolitan Board of Works has granted a site in the parish of St. Luke's for costermongers' dwellings; and, if so, what are the terms upon which it has been granted?

MR. TATTON EGERTON (Cheshire, Knutsford)

The Board has sold to a committee of costermongers a plot of ground on the south side of Dufferin Street, in the parish of St. Luke,'s for costermongers' dwellings. The ground was sold for 21 years' purchase, at a rent computed at 1d. a foot, and on condition that the ground should be used for the erection of costermongers' dwellings.