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Papers relating to the assessment of the Royal Academy for rates

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

RAA/TRU/3

Title

Papers relating to the assessment of the Royal Academy for rates

Date

1895

Level

File

Extent & medium

4 pieces

Previous reference codes

734 A

Content Description

Notice of gross and rateable value, June 1895; draft letter from the Secretary to the Assessment Committee of the Westminster Union, objecting on behalf of the President and Council to the valuations as excessive, 19 June 1895; copy letter from the Secretary to the Vestry Clerk of the parish of St James, Westminster, relating to the enclosure of a duplicate of the notice sent to the Assessment Committee, 19 June 1895; copy opinion of Horace Avery on the principles of assessment, to the effect that the buildings of the RA should be assessed upon the basis of the ordinary letting value of the premises regardless of any restrictions imposed by the Academy either by the terms of their lease or by their own constitution, 10 September 1895; and covering letter from Wilde, Berger and Moore accompanying the opinion, 13 September 1895.