HC Deb 23 May 1924 vol 173 cc2561-2W

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is able to state the cost of the land, cost of erec- tion (including fittings), and rental charged to occupants of the soldiers' married quarters at Queen Mary's Buildings, Stillington Street, Westminster?


The tenure of the land upon which the married quarters known as Queen Mary's Buildings are erected, is a 999 years' lease with a progressive rent as follows: 1st year, £500; 2nd year, £800; 3rd year, £1,200; 4th year. £1,700, and subsequent years £2,100. The estimated cost of erection of the buildings (including engineer fittings), which are for the accommodation of soldiers on the married quarters roll to whom no rent is charged, is £140,500.