HC Deb 15 July 1938 vol 338 cc1689-90W
Mr. McGhee

asked the Minister of Health, whether he has given consent to the Croydon Town Council to borrow money for purchasing as an open space the Beaulieu estate, situate between Beulah Hill and Auckland Road, Upper Norwood; whether the Ecclesiastical Commissioners are the vendors; and whether he can state the area of the land in question, the price paid or agreed upon, and the rateable value of the land previous to purchase?

Mr. Elliot

Consent has been given to a loan for the purchase of the estate from the Ecclesiastical Commissioners for the benefit, improvement or development of the county borough. The area of the land is approximately 21⅓ acres, the price paid was £10,000, and the previous rateable value was £234.