§ 53. Mr. Robert Cooke
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what is the average cost per square foot, rented and freehold, of Government office accommodation within the City and County of Bristol, the City of Exeter, the City of Plymouth and the towns of Taunton, Yeovil, Bridgwater, Shepton Mallet, Chew Magna, Chipping Sodbury and Weston-super-Mare.
§ Mr. Boyden
The figures for hirings by the Ministry are as follows:
per sq. ft. Bristol … about 8s. 8d. Exeter … about 5s. 3d. Plymouth … about 5s. l0d. Taunton … about 2s. 3d. Yeovil … about 2s. 11d. Bridgwater … about 4s. 1d. Shepton Mallet … about 3s. 0d. Weston-super-Mare … about 6s. 6d.
We have no leased offices in Chew Magna or Chipping Sodbury.99W
The rents vary considerably with the quality and location of accommodation and the dates of particular leases. Information is not given for freehold property as the annual cost varies with the cost of sites and the date and type of construction.