HC Deb 03 August 1965 vol 717 cc297-8W
83. Mr. Freeson

asked the Postmaster-General what are the 12 oldest exchanges in London; and how old they are.

Mr. Benn

The twelve oldest automatic exchanges in the London Director area areHolborn—where the initial equipment is 38 year old. Bermondsey, Bishopsgate, Mansion House, Sloane, Welbeck—where the initial equipment is 37 years old. Archway, Beckenham, Maida Vale, Reliance, Temple Bar, Western—where the initial equipment is 36 years old.