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

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Leyton 1904

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Leyton]

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Bath, waste and lavatory sink pipes trapped immediately under arrangement43
Ventilating shafts repaired, also provided to soil pipes and drains121
Defective soil pipes remedied, etc8
Flush cisterns supplied to wc.'s with efficient flush pipes86
Flush cisterns and flush pipes repaired239
Yards paved around back additions of houses and forecourts paved or repaired350
Yards cleansed32
New manhole covers provided and sealed29
Manholes rendered and repaired6
Ventilation provided under flooring18
Floors of sculleries paved and repaired, and cellars and floors drained and concreted79
House roofs and guttering repaired and renewed281
Houses in a general insanitary, dilapidated, or filthy condition, repaired and cleansed684
Walls of back addition properly rendered30
Plots of land in an insanitary condition7
Nuisances abated arising from stagnant water in basements of houses10
Air inlets provided to drains and repaired65
Stables paved and drained12
Mews in filthy condition paved, drained and cleansed8
Manure receptacles provided12
Houses entirely redrained with intercepting syphons and manholes provided between the house drains and sewer, and with efficient air inlets and outlets97
Houses without water supplied by the East London service and water supplies to houses restored and improved, water fittings repaired66