Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Battersea]
The details of the notices that have been received for the erection of new buildings are as follows:—
|No. of Notices received.||No. of Houses.||Additions to Houses, &c.||Stables, Wash-houses Shops, and other Buildings.||Churches, Schools, Chapels, &c.||Total No. of Buildings|
Lighting. The total number of lamps lit within the Parish on
the 25th day of March, 1889, was 2,219.
The total number of lamps now lit are 2,244 being an
increase of 25 lamps over that of the previous year.
In addition to the foregoing, 14 large meter lamps have
been in lighting during the year, 13 of the lamps being in the
district of the Gas Light and Coke Company and one in the
South Metropolitan Gas Company's district.
Also four special lamps fitted with Bray's burners, fixed
at the junction of Queen's Road, Battersea Park Road and
Victoria Road, for which the Gas Light and Coke Company
make a special charge of £5 5s. 4d. per lamp per annum.
DETAILS OF LIGHTING.
|South Metropolitan.||Gas Light and Coke Company.||Wandsworth.||Total Number of Lamps.|