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 Walthamstow]
"The approximate number of swimmers in 1948 was
"Bacteriological and chemical analyses were carried out on
four occasions with satisfactory results.
"The following Essex championships were held at the Pool
during the year: —
Essex County Boys' Springboard Diving.
Essex County Girls' Springboard Diving.
Essex County Ladies' Springboard Diving."
Reference was last made in the report for 1941 to the number
of houses erected.
No houses were erected during the years 1942/45.
The Borough Engineer and Surveyor and the Borough Architect have kindly supplied the following information for the years 1946/8.
|1946||Houses Erected by:—|
|(a) Local Authority.||(b) Private Enterprise|
|Hoe Street Ward||49 (T)|
|St. James Street Ward||38 (T)|
|Higham Hill Ward||61 (T)||8 (R)||1 (P)|
|High Street Ward||41 (T)|
|Wood Street Ward||26 (T)|
|Hale End Ward||34 (T)||4 (P)||2 (R)|
|TOTALS||249 (T)||8 (R)||5 (P)||2 (R)|
|Higham Hill Ward||45 (T)||6 (R)|
|22 (P)||14 (Flats) (P)||33 (R)|
|Wood Street Ward||45 (T)||20 (R)|
|Hale End Ward||15 (R)||3 (P)||30 (R)|
|TOTALS||90 (T)||21 (R)||3 (P)||83 (R)|
|22 (P)||14 (Flats) (P)|
|St. James Street Ward||4 (R)|
|Higham Hill Ward||64 (P)||108 (Flats) (P)||21 (R)|
|Wood Street Ward||18 (R)|
|Hale End Ward||196 (T)||1 (P)||45 (R)|
|TOTALS||196 (T)||108 (Flats) (P)|
|64 (P)||1 (P)||88 (R)|
Note : (T) Temporary Houses.
(R) Rebuilding war-destroyed Houses.
(P) Post-war permanent Houses and Flats.