HC Deb 23 February 1939 vol 344 c593W
Mr. D. M. Adams

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether the Board has yet given its approval to the acquisition by the London County Council under compulsory powers of the site of 6,118 square yards, with house and garden, for school purposes at 44, Haverstock Hill, St. Pancreas; whether the site has been acquired; what was the price paid; for what purpose the land had been used; and what was its rateable value previous to acquisition?

Mr. Lindsay

A compulsory purchase order in respect of this property was confirmed by the Board on 17th December, 1937, and the property was acquired by the council on 9th February, 1939, at a cost of £2,500. It was previously used as a clergy house for St. Silas's Church and its rateable value was £90 gross and £68 net.

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