You may have read recently that the cost of renovating the Houses of Parliament could reach a staggering £7.1 billion over a 32 year build! We think this figure is astronomical, so we’ve come up with a few alternatives you could spend this amount of money on.
The estimated £7.1 billion renovation cost over 32 years broken down is:
- £221,875,000 a year
- £18,489,583 a month
- £847 a minute
So What can you buy for £7.1 billion?
- Build 10.2 Millennium domes.
- Buy 300,000 white transit vans.
- Build 202,857 extensions - nearly enough to extend every house in Liverpool.
- Buy a new hammer everyday for the next 1,947,153 years
- Buy enough bricks to go to the moon, and back.
- Buy 13,813 houses in London.
- Finish the £17,800,000 a year La Sagrada Familia build in 11 months, rather than 2026.
- Pay 7,396 Stonemasons a £30,000 wage a year for 32 years.
- Probably invent tartan paint.
- 60,350 - Amount of tradespeople that could be funded in the British Army for a year.
If you’re looking to complete your own renovation and refurbishment project, maybe it is even the Houses of Parliament, you can find a local tradesman to hire by posting a job today!
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