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Stepney 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Stepney]

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Table 7


Council PropertyDwelling HousesOther PremisesTOTAL
Total Properties in Area4126,5517,50234,094
No. Properties inspected as result of-
(a) Notification58602571,122
(b) Survey under Act-1,4626242,086
(c) Otherwise-851095
Total inspections carried out52,4078913,303
No, Properties inspected which were found to be infested
by (a) Rats-Major2111023
(b) Mice-Major35481138
No. Infested properties treated by Council59351481,088
Total treatments carried out59793261,310
No. Section 4 Notices served:-
(i) Treatment-1-1
(ii) Structural works--3535
No. Cases where default action taken following Section 4 Notice--44
Legal Proceedings--11
No. "Block" control schemes carried outNIL
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Sewers- 'Maintenance Treatments'.
I am informed by the Borough Engineer and Surveyor that two treatments
for the destruction of rats in sewers were carried out during the year,
viz. from 10th April to 30th June, and from 9th October to 27th November.
1,471 manholes were treated in each period.

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