§ MR. WHITEHEAD (Essex, S.E.)
To ask the First Commissioner of Works whether Post Office buildings, other than the General Post Office, are being constructed, or are about to be constructed, of reinforced concrete; and, if so, how 571 many, and where; whether the estimates for any such Post Office buildings show any material economy compared with Post Office buildings erected with ordinary materials; and, if so, what is the extent of the saving, approximately, per cubic foot of building.
(Answered by Mr. Harcourt.) The other buildings being constructed, or about to be constructed, of reinforced concrete are—
The approximate savings are 20 per cent.
- The Manchester Principal Sorting Office.
- Birmingham: Store Building.
- London: Western District Post Office.