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St Pancras 1904

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

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Premises. Two Baking Rooms.
117, Tottenham Court Road 1 Underground in Tottenham Court Road—
Certificate refused.
1 Underground in Grafton Street—Certificate
125, High Street 1 Level at East end of covered yard at rear.
1 „ at West „ „
135, Judd Street 1 Underground in Judd Street—Certificate
1 Underground in Bidborough Street—Certificate
There may also be two ovens in one baking room, either on the same level,
or one over the other, the latter being known as two-decker ovens.
It is also interesting to observe that there were five bakehouses, the baking
rooms of which were under the public way, as follows:—
Premises. Alterations.
84, Cromer Street Oven removed to another part of the
bakehouse; partition removed, and
baking room thrown open to back area.
31, Princess Road Recessed open area made at rear.
72, Stanhope Street Open area sunk and formed at side of
baking room.
48, Chalk Farm Road Front cellar converted into partly open
recessed area.
83, Gray's Inn Road Oven removed to another part of the
bakehouse; partition removed and
baking room thrown open to front area.
Tabular Statement.—The following is a tabular statement in the form desired
by the Factory Department of the Home Office:—
Factories, Workshops, Laundries, Workplaces and Homework.


Including Inspections made by Sanitary Inspectors or Inspectors of Nuisances.

Premises.Number of
Inspections.Written Notices.Prosecutions.
Factories (Including Factory Laundries)982..
Workshops (Including Workshop Laundries and Domestic Workshops)58942..
Workplaces (Restaurant Kitchens)252..
Homeworkers' Premises773..