Evidence on building materials

Evidence on building materials
  • Title: Evidence on building materials

  • Date : 1836

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, HC/CL/PB/2/2/36

  • Description :

    Evidence given to the Opposed Bill Committee on the South Eastern Railway by local farmer, William Knox Child, relating to lack of availability of building materials in Kent.

  • Transcript:

    Q: Where do you get your building materials?

    A: I build myself several houses. I have found it answer my purpose to get them at London the Medway does not afford facility.

    Q: You have brought Building materials from London?

    A: I have, I found I got it cheaper.

    Q: Would bringing building materials be of great advantage?

    A: Yes, Yorkshire Stones and Slates in particular.

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