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St Pancras 1904

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St. Pancras, London, Borough of]

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Public Open Spaces.—The parks, gardens, and other open spaces secured against building operations in and adjoining St. Pancras, together with their situation, approximate area, and the authority under which they are maintained, are enumerated in the following table:—

Sub-Districts.Density of Persons per acre, Census, 1901.Garden or Open Space.Area.Maintaining Authority.
North St.Pancras59Parliament Fields & Hampstead Heath50710London County Council
..Waterlow Park2900„ „
..Highgate Cemetery3800Cemetery Company
..Pond Square, &c., Highgate0328St. Pancras Borough Council
..Lismore Circus0226„ „
West St. Pancras87Primrose Hill and Regent's Park40000H.M. Government
181St. James Gardens2231St. Pancras Borough Council
East St. Pancras90St. Martin's Gardens130„ „
..College Gardens0017„ „
..St. Pancras Gardens510„ „
South St. Pancras183Whitfield Gardens020London County Council
178St. George's Gardens220St. Pancras Borough Council
..St. Andrew's Gardens110„ „

Mr. W. N. Blair, M.I.CE., Borough Engineer, compiled the following
table, from which it is seen that more than one-fourth of St. Pancras is public
or semi-public open space and railways.