HC Deb 01 February 1999 vol 324 c457W
Mr. Prior

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what is the expected life of the millennium dome. [66791]

Mr. Chris Smith

The structural steelwork of the dome has a life-span of at least 60 years; and the roofing material is expected to last at least 25 years before major maintenance is necessary.