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Stepney 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Stepney]

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Table 9

SUMMARY OF REPAIRS &c. CARRIED OUT UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF DISTRICT PUBLIC HEALTH INSPECTORS DURING THE YEAR

Dampness in rooms remedied761
Premises where-New drains constructed349
-Drains reconstructed141
- Existing drains repaired239
- Drain obstructions cleared272
Dustbins provided103
Dwelling-rooms, passages and staircases walls and ceilings repaired438
Factories-New W.C.s provided6
- Sanitary accommodation repaired69
- Other defects remedied9
Floors repaired262
Fireplaces and coppers repaired or renewed87
Gullies, manholes, provided or repaired381
Light and ventilation improved or provided to rooms and staircases27
Roofs, gutters, rainwater pipes, renewed or repaired746
Rubbish accumulations removed169
Sinks, baths and lavatory basins fitted1,801
Soil and vent pipes provided or repaired213
Staircases-Treads, etc., repaired77
Ventilation (under-floor) provided to rooms13
Waste pipes provided or repaired357
Water closets and Urinals-New provided642
- Compartments cleansed, repaired ..165
- Obstructions cleared45
- Flush apparatus repaired202
- Pans and traps fixed323
Water Supply-Cisterns cleansed, repaired32
- Defective supply or fittings remedied88
- Extra supply provided2
Windows repaired444
Yards and areas, cleansed or paving repaired107
Miscellaneous repairs250
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