HC Deb 27 March 1975 vol 889 cc220-1W
Mr. George Grant

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what was the average building cost per square foot for industrial accommodation in 1965, in 1970 and at the latest available date.

Mr. Heffer:

This information is not available. The average cost of Government advance factories was as follows:

Year of Completion £ Per square foot
1965 3.36
1970 4.56
1974 7.34

These figures include the costs of siteworks, access roads and services.