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Orpington 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Orpington]

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TABLE VIII.

NUISANCES, DEFECTS, CONTRAVENTIONS, ETC., ABATED OR REMEDIED IN 1960.

Drainage.
Drains constructed orOverflowing cesspools emptied4
reconstructed1Leaking cesspools repaired
Drains repaired6or reconstructed1
Drains cleansed44Sink Waste pipes trapped
Inspection chambers repairedrenewed or repaired3
and removed1Water closets repaired or
Inspection chamber coversreconstructed1
provided1Water closet seats repaired or
Ventilation improved orrenewed2
repaired1Flushing cisterns repaired or
Cesspools provided1renewed4
Dampness.
Roofs made watertight10Rainwater downpipes repaired
Walls made waterproof6or renewed1
Chimney stacks made
waterproof2
Water Supply.
Main water supply provided3Storage tanks repaired or
Pipes repaired or renewed1renewed2
Ball valves repaired or renewed4
General Items.
Wall plaster repaired5Ventilation improved1
Ceiling plaster repaired3Fire surrounds and grates
Floors repaired12repaired or renewed1
Rooms cleansed or decorated5Dustbins provided4
Windows and doors repaired2Noxious accumulation removed3
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