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Camberwell 1962

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Camberwell.

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CLEAN AIR Smoke Control Areas During the year two further smoke control orders came into operation as follows:-

AcresNo. of PremisesNo. of DwellingsDate of Operation
Smoke Control Order No. 2.2302,3102,1831.9.62
Smoke Control Order No. 3.3523,7863,6371.11.62
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With the 1,025 acres already covered by Smoke Control
Order No. 1 this brought the smoke-controlled acreage of
the Borough to 1,607 (about one third of the total
acreage) and involved 9,055 premises.
In March 1962 the Public Health Committee approved a
programme of smoke control areas which will cover the
remainder of the Borough by 1968; this is as follows:-
Year
S.C. Orders
Acres
Estimated number
of premises.
Estimated number
of dwellings.
Area No. 4
60
1,800
1,700
1962
3,500
3,350
Area No. 5
146
1963
Area No. 6
262
4,000
3,900
Area No. 7
578
3,500
3,300
1964
Area No. 8
258
4,500
4,000
Area No. 9
261
4,500
4,000
1965
4,300
4,000
Area No. 10
215
3,400
3,000
Area No. 11
124
1966
Area No. 12
174
3,750
3,500
Area No. 13
268
4,000
3,500
1967
4,800
4,200
Area No. 14
202
4,000
3,500
Area No. 15
148
1968
Area No. 16
182
3,900
3,500
It may be necessary to exempt from these Orders
certain groups of properties which are included in
proposed slum clearance or development schemes and this
was taken into consideration when preparing estimates of


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