On the latest information available there are licensed private or public slaughterhouses in all but eight of the 68 local authority districts in these two counties. The list is appended. It is not known whether all the private slaughterhouses are actually in use. At the end of June, applications were under consideration for about another 100 prewar private slaughterhouses in the two counties.
Following is the list:
LOCAL AUTHORITY DISTRICTS IN THE COUNTIES OF DURHAM AND NORTHUMBERLAND WHERE THERE ARE, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SLAUGHTERHOUSES.
Barnard Castle urban, Barnard Castle rural, Billingham urban, Bishop Auckland urban, Blaydon urban, Boldon urban, Brandon and Byshottles urban, Chester-le-Street urban, Chester-le-Street rural, Consett urban, Crook and Willington urban, Darlington county borough, Darlington rural, Durham borough, Durham rural, Easington rural, Felling urban, Hebburn urban, Hetton urban, Houghton-le-Spring urban, Lanchester rural, Ryton urban, Seaham urban, Sedgefield rural, Shildon urban, South Shields county borough, Spennymoor urban. Stanley urban, Stockton-on-Tees 45W borough, Sunderland county borough, Sunderland rural, Tow Law urban, Washington urban, West Hartlepool county borough, Whickham urban,
Alnwick urban, Alnwick rural, Ashington urban, Bedlingtonshire urban, Belford rural, Bellingham rural, Berwick-on-Tweed borough, Blyth borough, Castle Ward rural. Glendale rural, Gosforth urban, Haltwhistle rural, Hexham urban, Hexham rural, Longbenton urban, Morpeth borough, Morpeth rural, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea urban, Newburn urban, Newcastle-upon-Tyne county borough, Norham and Islandshires rural, Prudhoe urban, Rothbury rural, Seaton Valley urban, Whitley Bay borough.