HC Deb 02 December 2002 vol 395 cc471-2W
Mr. Chope

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many car parking spaces are available to (a) employees of his Department and (b) visitors to his Department within the proposed Central London Road User Charging Zone. [81863]

Dr. Moonie

[holding answer 19 November 2002]: The following table shows the numbers of vehicle parking spaces for departmental buildings within the proposed Central London Road User Charging Zone.

Location Vehicle parking spaces
Main Building 68
Old War Office 24
St. Giles Court 32
St. Georges Court 12
St. Christopher House 26
Castlewood House 6
Hampton 3
Horse Guards 18
Rochester Row 5
TAVRA buildings 9
Total 203


For Whitehall buildings spaces are provided for official vehicles, shift workers and disabled staff. Members of staff who choose to drive to work are not permitted to use a parking space. For the duration of the redevelopment work at Main Building a temporary car park has been created in Embankment Gardens. The north and south car parks are not is use.

In addition, Wellington Barracks has 270 spaces of which 266 are allocated to residents.

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