Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Greenwich Borough]
Public Sanitary Conveniences, etc.—The need for public
sanitary accommodation is as great as ever and in this respect the
9 Council conveniences situated in the main arteries of traffic
continue to provide a most satisfactory service.
Particulars of Public Sanitary Conveniences in the Borough
|W.C.'s||Lavatory basins||Urinal stalls||W.C.'s||Lavatory basins|
|Batley Park (Blackheath)||6||2||12||4||2||7 a.m. to 11 p.m|
|Creek Road (St. Nicholas, Deptford)||4||2||10||4||2|
|Greenwich South Street (near Town Hall)||4||1||10||4||2|
|King William Walk ("near Greenwich Park)||4||2||9||7||2|
|Shooter's Hill Road (junc. Well Hall Road)||3||1||6||3||1|
NOTES.—Women's Conveniences are without an Attendant between 7 a.m.
and 8 a.m.
On Sundays, Conveniences open at 10.30 a.m. and close at
'During Summer Period this convenience opens at 8.30 a.m. on
The Women's side of the Blackheath Hill convenience which
was closed on 29th November, 1959, consequent upon damage arising
from a road accident, was re-opened on 29th May of the C
It will be recalled that, during 1958, the Council decided to
postpone action with regard to the erection of a new convenience at
Woolwich Road in the vicinity of Anchor and Hope Lane. Plans
have now been drawn up for this new convenience and work is
expected to commence during 1962.