HC Deb 15 June 1990 vol 174 cc354-5W
Mr. Cartwright

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list the venues south of the River Thames which his Department considered as alternatives to Stratford old town hall for the preliminary meeting of the inquiry into the east London river crossing and London City airport on 9 May; and if he will give the reason why each venue was unsuitable.

Mr. Atkins

The information is as follows:

Venue and reason for rejection

  • Woolwich Town Hall—Inadequate supporting accommodation.
  • Greenwich Borough Hall—Unsuitable supporting accommodation.
  • West Greenwich House—Inadequate capacity.
  • Thames Polytechnic—Restricted availability.
  • Charlton House—Inadequate supporting accommodation.
  • Shewsbury House—Inadequate capacity.
  • Clockhouse Community Centre—Inadequate capacity.
  • Crayford Town Hall—No supporting accommodation.
  • Blackheath Concert Halls—In need of refurbishment.
  • Royal Military Academy—Inadequate capacity.
  • Welling Bingo Hall—Not available.
  • Woolwich Waterfront Leisure Centre—Inadequate sup-porting accommodation.
  • Danson Road Sports Centre—Not available.
  • Thamesmead Lakeside Restaurant—Inadequate supporting accommodation.
  • Plumstead Sports Centre—Not available.
  • Bexleyheath Council Chamber—Inadequate supporting accommodation.
  • Greenwich Royal Naval College—Not available.
  • Westwood Masonic Hall, Welling—Inadequate capacity.
  • Maritime Museum, Geenwich—Not available.
  • Falconwood Community Centre—Inadequate capacity.
  • Crest Hotel, Bexley—Not available.
  • Orchard Theatre, Dartford—Not available.
  • Flamingo Club, Woolwich—Not available.
  • Bromley Court Hotel—Inadequate supporting accommodation.
  • Edge Parkinson Memorial Hall—Inadequate capacity
  • St. John's Church Hall, Catford—Inadequate capacity.
  • Clarendon Hotel, Blackheath—Inadequate supporting accommodation.
  • Honor Oak Community Centre—Inadequate supporting accommodation.
  • Civic Suite, Catford—Inadequate capacity.
  • W. G. Grace Community Centre, Nottingham—Not available.
  • St. Mary's Centre, Ladywell—Inadequate supporting accommodation.
  • St. Peter's Centre, Brockley—Inadequate supporting accommodation.
  • Crofton Leisure Centre—Not available
  • Lewisham Theatre—Not available.
  • St. Lawrence Church Hall, Catford—Not available.
  • St. Margaret's Church Hall, Lewisham—Restricted availability.
  • Azelia Hall, Beckenham—Not available
  • Clockhouse Methodist—Inadequate capacity.
  • Church Hall, Beckenham—Not available.
  • Holy Trinity Church Hall, Penge—Not available.
  • St. Andrews Church Hall, Mottingham—Inadequate capacity.
  • St. Andrews Church Hall, Bromley—Inadequate supporting accommodation.
  • St. Barnabas Church Hall, Beckenham—Inadequate capacity.
  • United Reformed Church Hall, Beckenham—Not available.
  • Robert Whyte Memorial Hall, Bromley—Inadequate supporting accommodation.
  • Beckenham Leisure Centre—Inadequate supporting accommodation.
  • United Reformed Church Hall, Bromley—Not available.
  • Methodist Church Hall, Bromley—Not available
  • Anerley Methodist Church Hall, Penge—Restricted availability.
  • Council Chamber, Bromley—Inadequate capacity.