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23Aug91 UK: COUNCIL ARCHITECTS URGE GOVERNMENT TO TACKLE SCHOOLS REPAIRS WHILE BUILDING PRICES LOW.

Council architects have urged central and local government to take advantage of tumbling building industry prices to tackle the 'time bomb' of the repairs back-log in schools.The call from the Society of Chief Architects of Local Authorities comes a week after councils told the Government that £4,300 million is needed to clear the backlog.It also follows the publication last week of a highly critical report by the National Audit Office on lack of spending on school maintenance.Meanwhile, ..

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