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Islington 1960

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

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Merchandise Marks Acts. 1887/1953
Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Acts 1928/31
Routine inspections are carried out by Inspectors to ensure compliance with the
requirements of these statutes, details of which are as following
Merchandise Marks Acts
Inspections 117
Contraventions found 1
Contraventions remedied 1
Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Acts
Inspections 1
Contraventions found 8
Inspection of Refreshment and Coffee Stalls
Evening inspections of refreshment and coffee stalls were carried out by Public Health
Inspectors as found necessary No complaints relative to such stalls were received during
the year, and the conditions found to exist at the time of the Inspectors visits were
generally satisfactory
Free Washing Facilities in Public Conveniences
The Council continued to provide free washing facilities in public conveniences in order to
encourage cleanliness amongst food handlers and particularly, street traders who have no
convenient personal facilities

The following table given through the courtesy of the Cleansing Superintendent provides details of the weekly average number of persons who availed themselves of the Council's facilities Traders are becoming more aware of these facilities the number of persons taking advantage of them being on the increase

ConvenienceJanFeb.Mar.Apr.MayJun.Jul.Aug.Sept.Oct.Nov.Dec.Approx. weekly average throughout year
Archway
Men64715664686467636364665464
Women60686256594270728069627665
Parkhurst Road
Men8889916993831069110510011110995
Women87757829264167656734224553
Finsbury Park
Men58646459697262585560635762
Women22202026313044585644343135
Highbury-
Men20292631272629353630263029
Women34101112141735292830402424
Offord Road-
Men991011121213151612111112
Women869710912111813161211
Islington Green -
Women18251824333816201820161422
High Street-
Men38575855637167517060606560
506523503443505505588568612536527528
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