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Bermondsey 1915

Report on the sanitary condition of the Borough of Bermondsey for the year 1915

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Register of places where Food is Prepared for Sale.

The following table gives the number and kind of the various places where food is prepared or stored:—

Fishmongers, friers and curers63
Food stores562
Food wharves and depôts100
Food factories23
Fruiterers and greengrocers91
Restaurants and eating houses120
Coffee stalls12

Milk Premises.
There were 278 milk premises on the Register at the end of
1914. 30 were added and 55 removed during 1915, making a total
of 253 on the Register at the end of the year under report. 768
inspections were made and 20 notices served.
There was one cowshed in the Borough, but the same is now
closed. This received 3 visits during the year.
There is one slaughterhouse in the Borough. 20 inspections
were made. No notices were served.
Ice Cream Premises.
There were 113 premises where ice cream is manufactured on
the Register at the end of 1914. 11 were removed during the year
under report, making a total of 102. 110 inspections were made
and 11 notices served.