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]
New Roads During the past year 17 new roads have been
adopted by the Vestry as Parish Roads and have, with
two exceptions, been made up by the Vestry without the employment
of Contractors, at an outlay of £9,494: 11: 8.
The cost in every case has been charged upon the owners
of property abutting upon the roads.
The following are the particulars of the several roads adopted by the Vestry, viz.:—
|Name of Road.||Length in ft.||Cost.||Name of Contractor|
|Comyn Road||820||651||0||4||The Vestry.|
|(Alexandra Avenue to Beechmore Road) Prince of Wales' Rd.||345o||1.317||2||9||Do.|
|(Montholme Rd. to Lane) Estcourt Road||620||469||18||9||Messrs. Woodham and Fry.|
|(Bolingbroke Grove to Rusham Road)|
The value of the work executed in the Parish during the
past year under the supervision of the Surveyor, exclusive of