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West Ham 1934

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for West Ham]

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Smoke Observations—half-hour 37
Visits to Factories re Smoke 27
„ „ „ Steam Whistles Act, 1872 1
Visits to Places of Public Amusement, Theatres, Music
Halls, Cinemas, Etc 91
Other Visits 1766
Re-Inspections 38848
Total Visits 69712
Samples purchased under Rag Flock Acts 34
Samples of Domestic Water Supplies taken for Analysis or
Bacteriological Examination (P.H. 7617) 1
Total Notices served (H.A. 619) 8236
Warning Letters sent re matters not dealt with by Notice 46
Defective Houses dealt with 8342
Other Defective or Insanitary Conditions dealt with 3
Drain Tests carried out 335
Certificates granted under the Rent Restriction, Etc., Acts 15
No. of Notices complied with—(1) By Owner 729,1
„ „ „ „ —(2) By Occupier 23
Summonses issued 942
Abatement of Nuisances.

The following table shows the number of Inspections and Sanitary Notices served in respect of, in sixteen Wards of the Borough during the year 1934:—

WardInspectionsNotices served in respect of
New Town652510
Forest Gate603505
High Street533468
West Ham355332
Plashet Road268247
Canning Town and Grange653594
Tidal Basin1021952
Beckton Road934827
Custom House719559

In this connection 942 summonses have been issued during the