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Orpington 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Orpington]

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Drainage and Sewerage.
The trunk soil sewerage system is under the control of the West
Kent Main Sewerage Board. Branch main soil sewers and main
surface water sewers have been provided during the year as
Private Estate Development:
Foul sewer 9" 698 lineal yards.
Foul sewer 6" 501 lineal yards.
Surface water 9" 45 lineal yards.
Surface water 6" 74 lineal yards
Factories Acts, 1937 and 1948.
There are 140 factories on the Council's register at the present
Ninety visits of inspection were made by the Public Health
Inspectors and by the end of the year practically all of the 21 defects
found had been remedied.
The following gives particulars of the work carried out during

1. Inspection for purposes of provisions as to heatlh :

PremisesNo. on RegisterNumberof
InspectionsWritten NoticesOccupier s Prosecuted
(a) Factories in which Section 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 are to be enforced by the Local Authorities82--
(b) Factories not included in (1) in which Section 7 is enforced by the Local Authority1196321
(c) Other premises in which Section 7 is enforced by the Local Authority (excluding outworkers' premises)*1325--
* Building sites on Estate development.
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