Factories, The Hartlepools (Architects)

Oral Answers to Questions — Industry, Trade and Regional Development – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd July 1964.

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Photo of Commander John Kerans Commander John Kerans , Hartlepools, The 12:00 am, 23rd July 1964

asked the Secretary of State for Industry, Trade and Regional Development how many architects in private practice in The Hartlepools have been awarded commissions for the development and design of factories built by Her Majesty's Government on the industrial estate in the constituency in view of the need to employ local labour and the fact that the unemployment rate is still 5 per cent.

Photo of Sir David Price Sir David Price , Eastleigh

One of the two firms of architects practising in The Hartlepools has been employed by the Industrial Estates Management Corporation for England on the construction of seven out of 15 Board of Trade factories completed or in hand there during the last five years.