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St Mary (Battersea) 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Battersea]

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The particulars of Masons' and Paviors' work executed
for the year, inclusive of new road work, are as follows:—
13,675 Feet run of kerb
1,604 Sup. yards of channelling and crossings
1,469 ,, York paving
1,551 ,, Silica paving.
The total cost of repairs to Gas and Water Trenches
for the year, paid for by the several Companies, has been
£"55° !6s- 3d-
IMPROVEMENTS.
Improvements During the past year several improvements have
merits. been carried out, viz.:—
New Bridge by Freemason s Schools.—A new bridge for
vehicular traffic has been constructed over the L. & S. W. Railway
and L. B. & S. C. Railway near the Freemason's Schools,
connecting Strath Terrace and Boutflower Road, thus affording
an improved and direct communication between St. John's Hill
and the southern portion of the Parish. This work has been
executed at a total cost of £5,129 1s. 7d., including cost of
approaches.
Broomwood Road Extension.—This improvement comprises
the laying out, kerbing, and forming a road across a portion of
Clapham Common from Broomwood Lane eastwards, and has
been effected at a cost of ^147 12s.
Green Lane by Lombard Road— The eastern end of Lombard
Road and part of Green Lane has been widened by the setting
back of the new buildings erected, and has been kerbed and
paved at a cost of £49 9s. 11d.


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