London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Greenwich 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Greenwich Borough]

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Other Improvements—

Houses generally repaired161
Rooms cleansed and repaired888
Rooms and staircases lighted and ventilated47
Verminous rooms cleansed36
Roofs, gutters and rainwater pipes repaired400
Dampness abated301
Underground Rooms (enforcement of Regulations)49
Sinks, baths and lavatory basins provided958
Sink, lavatory and bath waste pipes trapped or amended663
Stoves and fireplaces165
Washing coppers repaired or provided1
Floors repaired213
Provision for storage of food286
Miscellaneous repairs549
Other Nuisances Abated—
Illegal use of Underground rooms discontinued
Overcrowding abated20
Animals kept in unfit places discontinued or removed1
Dung receptacles provided
Accumulation of manure and other obnoxious matter removed99
Rat infestation abated71
Smoke Nuisances—
Statutory Notices served4
Notices. &c.—
Intimations served under Public Health (London) Act, 1936462
Statutory Notices served170
Houses rendered fit by informal action82

Legal Proceedings

PremisesOffenceResult of Proceedings
61, Eversley RoadNon-compliance with Statutory Notice do.Summons withdrawn on payment of 3/6d. costs.
280, Shooter's Hill RoadProhibition Order against a recurrence of smoke nuisance.