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AKAROA BUTTER FACTORY

PLANS OF NEW BUILDING

The Akaroa butter factory, which is to be built shortly on the section opposite the "Akaroa Mail" Office, lately owned by Mrs Jesson, will have ita frontage facing on to Jolie street. It will be a long and narrow building, 66ft. by 36ft. The side elevation will face on to Balgueri street, and will extend from Jolie street to the boundary by Messrs Beswick and Harris's office. The height of the studs will be 13 feet. As to the building itself, it will be of brick or concrete, and will have an iron roof, which is to be painted. At the entrance facing Jolie street there is a small office, and a cooling chamber, with a packing bench. The middle of the building will be taken up by machinery. At the back there will be a boiler to supply hot water, and there will also be a receiving stage for the cream. Suppliers will bring in their cream through a big gate adjoining Messrs Beswick and Harris's office. The floor will consist of five inches of concrete, and for two feet up the main build ing must be in concrete, whether tenders are let for concrete or brick. The space in the building has been well utilised, and there ehould be no waste room at all Wβ believe it is the intention of the compuny to use part of Mrs Jesson's house for a residence for the manager. The eand and ehingle for the building are al ready on the ground in readiness. The allocation of the shares is proceed , ing rapidly, a number having been placed in the last few days.

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AKAROA BUTTER FACTORY, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 29 May 1914

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AKAROA BUTTER FACTORY Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 29 May 1914

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