HC Deb 18 December 1945 vol 417 cc1304-7W
Mr. P. Freeman

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will issue a list of the 76 new factories started under his authority in the South Wales development area, showing their location, the number of people that will be employed, their principal products and when it is anticipated each will be in full production.

Sir S. Cripps

The available information is as follows:

B.—Building schemes approved.
Location. Product. Total estimated additional number of workers to be employed.
Treforest Chemicals not available
Rhymney Clothing 700
Panteg Water Tubes and Boilers 300
Fforest Fach Tailoring 250
Treforest Brushes 160
Fforest Fach Clothing 700
Caerphilly Clothing 600
Treforest Upper Leather, Gloving Leather, etc. 150
Merthyr Tydfil Lamps and Domestic Appliances 300
Treforest Paper and Fibre Boards and Stampings 70
Plastic Spectacle Frames, etc. 250
Cwmbran Radio 750
Abercarn Pins, Knitting Pins, etc. 78
Fforest Fach Clothing 500
Barry Assembly of Furniture 250
Merthyr Tydfil Thermostat Controls 700
Risca Built-in Fitments 140
Pontygwaitlh Tyre Repair Material, Rubber Soles and Heels 62
Dowlais Buttons—Fancy Goods 150
Cwmmer Artificial Jewellery 650
Treforest Zip Fasteners and Assorted Pressed Metal Goods 200
Fforest Fach Electric Switches, etc. 500
Treorchy Mesh Concrete Reinforcement and structural engineering 550
Maestcg Clothing 225
Pontypool Road Toys 250
Abercarn Metal Caps enamelled and lithographed 100
Swansea Potato Crisps 275
Splott, nr. Cardiff Hinges 230
Llantrissant Pencils and Leads 450
Cardiiff Plating and Anodising 100
Cardiff (Pengam) Biscuits and Cakes 330
Pontypridd Leather Gloves 60
Cardif Prefabricated small building frameworks 70
Newport Pipes and Casting Finishing not available
Cardiff Nails, Bars, Billets and Hinges 432
Swansea Pipes and Fittings not available
Cardifl Furniture not available
Treforest Paints and Varnishes 35
Newport Prebabricated Woodwork 750
Portadawe Clothing 490
Caerphilly Metal Pressing and Plastic Moulding 195
Gorseinon Furs 500
Nantyglo Sheet and Moulded Rubber Plastics 600/1,000
Treforest Plastic Combs, Buttons, etc. 80
Fforest Fach Furniture 25
Rogerstone Packing Food 80/100
Treorchy Concrete Reinforcement 500
Cardiff Photographic Apparatus 100
Treorchy Furniture 100
Cardiff Electric Motors 600/2,000
Cyfarthfa Confectionery and Bread 250
Newport Electric Water Heating 130
Fforest Fach Metal Toys 380
Barry Synthetic Resins 500
Llewynfi Valley Tissue and Crepe Paper 200
Cardiff Paper Making 400
Cwmbran Railway Truck Chains 20
B. —Total Number of Projects—57. Total estimated number to be employed—18,300 approximately.
C. —Total Number of Projects A and B—76. Total estimated number to be employed—23,200 approximately.