Abattoirs and Carcase Market Water Street (Architectural Competition)
The Markets Committee recommended that the premiums offered for the best designs for the abattoirs and carcase market to be erected in Water Street Should be awarded as follows:
1st premium £150 Utility Alfred Derbyshire cost £16,000
2nd premium £100 John Bull E Salomons cost £23,000
3rd premium £75 Concilio et Labore Pennington and Bridgen cost £27,000
Although there was a great difference in the estimated costs, the city surveyor had examined the plans and reported that the work could be done according to the successful competitor’s plan, for the amount stated.