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St Mary (Battersea) 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Battersea]

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22 reports submitted to the Vestry, containing no less than 336
recommendations, dealing with the various questions which
they have had before them from time to time. These recommendations
may be classified as follows, viz.:—
No. of recommendations.
17 Apportionments of costs of making up and
paving of new streets.
26 Contracts and specifications for works and
services and the supply of materials.
15 Drainage, gullies, sewerage, sewer
tion, &c.
93 Erection of new buildings.
4 Formation of new streets.
16 Improvements.
16 Lamps and lighting.
3 Lines of frontage.
16 Making up of new streets.
76 Miscellaneous.
20 Paving carriage and footways.
9 Street naming and numbering.
6 Tramways.
2 Trees on footways.
17 Urinals.
In addition to the matters upon which the Works and
General Purposes Committee reported to the Vestry they considered
at each meeting reports and estimates submitted by the
Surveyor relating to general small works and repairs in accordance
with the authority conferred upon them by the Standing
Orders of the Vestry and gave the necessary instructions as to
the carrying out of such works and repairs.
The Street
and Depot
The Street Cleansing Dusting and Depot Committee
have held 37 protracted sittings during the
year, and have submitted 28 reports to the Vestry upon
the matters under their control and management containing 165