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Greenwich 1961

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

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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.'sLavatory basinsUrinal stallsW.C.'sLavatory basins
Batley Park (Blackheath)6212427 a.m. to 11 p.m
Blackheath Hill3104_
Blackwall Tunnel365
Charlton House242
Creek Road (St. Nicholas, Deptford)421042
Greenwich South Street (near Town Hall)411042
King William Walk ("near Greenwich Park)42972
Rodmere Street531253
Shooter's Hill Road (junc. Well Hall Road)31631

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
10.30 p.m.
'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.