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Greenwich 1896

Annual report for the year ending 25th March, 1897

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Communication between the Company's stations.—With the
exception of the electric communication between the Greenwich
reservoir and the Deptford station there is no direct communication
between the Company's various stations.
Area of Supply.
The Act of 1809 authorizes the Kent Waterworks Company
to supply the following places, some of which are entirely supplied
and some partly supplied.
Supplied: Deptford (St. Nicholas), Deptford (St. Paul),
Greenwich (St. Alphage), Lee, and New Cross (within the Manor
of Hatcham).
Partly supplied: Rotherhithe and Lewisham.
The Act of 1811 authorizes the Company to supply the
following places, of which some are entirely supplied, one is
supplied in part, and some are not supplied at all.
Supplied:Charlton, Plumstead, and Woolwich (south of the
Thames).
Partly supplied:Peckham.
Not supplied:Bermondsey and Peckham Rye.
The Act of 1864 authorizes the Company to supply the
following places, which are entirely supplied: Bexley, Bromley,
Chislehurst, Crayford, Dartford, Eltham, Erith, and Wickham.
The Act of 1877 authorizes the supply of the following
places which are entirely supplied: Beckenham (part of),
Chelsfield, Foots Cray, North Cray, St. Mary Cray, St. Paul's
Cray, Darenth, Eynsford, Farnborough, Farningham, Hayes,
Keston, Orpington, Stone, Sutton-at-Hone, Swanscombe, West
Wickham, and Wilmington.
The Act of 1888 authorizes the supply of the following
places some of which are entirely supplied, one is partially
supplied, and some are not supplied at all.
Supplied: Cudham, Downe, Halstead, Horton Kirby,
Knockholt, South fleet, and Westerham.
Partly supplied: Brasted, Chevening, Shoreham, and
Sundridge.
Not supplied: Lullingstaine or Lullingstone (private residence),
and Sundridge (part of).


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