Camp, Richmond Park

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Works – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th September 1948.

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Photo of Mr John Boyd-Carpenter Mr John Boyd-Carpenter , Kingston upon Thames 12:00 am, 20th September 1948

asked the Minister of Works if he will now state the total cost of the work done at Richmond Park Camp; and the number of persons at present accommodated there.

Photo of Mr Charles Key Mr Charles Key , Poplar Bow and Bromley

Final figures are not yet available, but recent estimates suggest that the total cost will be about £120,000. At the moment an advance party of a military unit, some 30 men, are in the camp, while preparations are being made for the new occupants, who are expected to move in shortly.