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

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Islington 1960

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

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(7) Applications by landlords to Local Authority for cancellation of certificates37
Number of applications brought forward from 19591
Number of applications carried forward to 19614
Total number of applications receiving attention 196034
(8) Objections by tenants to cancellation of certificates8
(9) Decisions by Local Authority to cancel in spite of tenant's objection2
(10) Certificates cancelled by Local Authority27
Applications by Overseas Companies for Certificates of Repair
Applications receivedNil
Certificates issuedNil

(ix) Improvements effected as a result of Service of Notices under the Public Health (London) Act, 1936

1. Brickwork - walls repaired or rebuilt33
2. Drains cleared, repaired, etc.369
3. Dampness remedied911
4. Fireplaces and ranges repaired/renewed98
5. Floors repaired275
6. Flues repaired54
7. Internal walls repaired464
8. Ceilings repaired489
9. Rainwater pipes/gutters rep aired/renewed316
10. Roofs repaired704
11. Rooms cleansed24
12. Sinks provided/renewed25
13. Soil pipes repaired and renewed83
14. Staircases or passages cleansed8
15. Staircases repaired93
16. Waste pipes repaired/renewed151
17. Water Closet Apartments cleansed16
18. Water Closet Pans and Traps renewed79
19. Water Closets - flushing apparatus repaired, or renewed104
20. Water Closets - general repairs194
21. Water supplies provided18
22. Water service pipes repaired74
23. Window sash cords renewed572
24. Windows repaired or renewed408
25. Miscellaneous improvements507