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CLASS I.-continued. Vote 8.—REVENUE BUILDINGs—continued. STATEMENT OF EXPENDITURE FOR NEW WORKS-continued. Vote. BALANCE. Section. DESCRIPTION. _ _ _ _ ! EXPENDIPost !o | Total. TUre. Unexpended. Excess. Post AND TELEGRAPH BUILDINGs—cont. K. sls. MINor & UN Forrsee.N Works—cont. 2 Country, England and Wales—cont. £. s. d. - s | Brought forward - || 7,820 3 6 - | Bristol : Works in con- 203 7 - || nection with Christmas pressure (1905–6). | Bristol : Works in con 30 5 6 rection with Christ mas pressure (1904–5). Chesterfield Post Office : 75 4 5 Alterations. | Cromer Post Qffice: 16 5. 7 Enlargement including office fittings, &c. Derby Midland Road : 90 15 7 Post Office: Fittings. | Do. too.i 4 6 9 | For Vote, see page 92. For Total, see page 92. necessary fittings. | Devonport Head Post 188 13 10 | Office: Alterations. . - | | | Dover Railway Station: 269 10 ll Accommodation for | Sorting, &c. i Dewsbury: New Head 39 – — | Post Office. | | | Proitwich : Post Office. 18 4 6 | Esher Post Office : 107 15 9 t | | Additional accommodation. s | | --- | | Carried to page - 8,863 13 4 |
the provision of a retiring room, etc., for the Female Staff.
| Such pressure has always to be provided for.
£. s. d.
Remanet - - - - - - - - - - - Expenditure to 31st March 1906 - - 252 16 11
£. s. d.
Remanet - - - - - - - - - - - Expenditure to 31st March 1906 - 401 14 1
£. s. d.
Remanet - - - - - - - - - - - Expenditure to 31st March 1906 - - 483 – 11
Required to meet the increase of business.
- £. s. d’
Remanet - - - - - - - - - - - Expenditure to 31st March 1906 209 19 7 Alterations were undertaken in order to afford increased accommodation.
The Sorting Qffice was overcrowded and improvement urgently £. s. d.
required. The premises have been re-arranged and further Expenditure to 31st March 1906 - - 279 – 6
Expenditure incurred on fencing the Site of the proposed new office.
Preliminary expenditure in connection with contemplated works.
it. This expenditure was incurred in connection * to 31st March 1906 - - 299
_*— CLASS I.-continued. Vote 8.—REvenue BUILDINGs—continued. STATEMENT OF EXPENDITURE FOR NEW WORKS-continued. Vote. BALANCE. Section. DESCRIPTION. - _| EXPENDIPost, | *: Total. TURE. Unexpended. Excess. POST & TELEGRAPH BUILDINGs—cont. K. III. MINoR AND UNFoEEseeN WoRks—cont. \ \ 2 | Country, England and Wales—cont.
10,027 18 11
The accommodation for women was defective, and a new Battery Room was much needed.
Cost of fencing on Site of proposed new office.
The growth of business rendered the Fo of further accommodation an urgent necessity. A site has been acquired adjoining the existing premises, and the erection of additional premises proceeded with. Provision is made for the Service in the Estimates for 1906–7.
Remanet. The completion of this work was much delayed) through the inability of the Post 9. o ineers to obtain I £. s. d. the necessary apparatus. This entailed itional expense on the Contractors, who had to keep workmen in attendance Expenditure to 31st March 1905 - - 682 6 5 upon the Engineers, and a payment of 20l. as compensation for such loss, has, with Treasury approval, been made to them.
Expenditure in connection with the fixing of concrete beds for motors, battery racks, &c.
The premises were enlarged by the landlord to meet the £. s. d. Post Office requirements, and new fittings, &c., were thereby Expenditure to 31st March 1906 - - 324 5 11 rendered necessary.
| Remanet - - - - - - - - - - - Expenditure to 31st March 1906 -
The accommodation was inadequate. A piece of land adjoining has been rented, and the building (an iron one) extended thereon.
£. s. d. Remanet - - - - - - - - - - - Expenditure to 31st March 1906 - - 307 17 6
Due to the great increase of work at Christmas. expenditure incurred on fittings, &c.
The premises formerly occupied were old and insanitary. The lease having expired, other offices were secured and
- £ s. d. Remanet - - - - - - - - - - - Expenditure to 31st March 1906 - - 104 4 1