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West Ham 1934

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

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HousesPersons to be displaced
Burke Street Area1778
Francis Street Area426
Hallsville Road Area984
Wouldham Street Area528
Channelsea Court Area819
Vicarage Gardens and Cottages Area2184
Park Place849

Later another ten Clearance Areas were Represented to the Council: Clearance Orders were duly made early in 1934, and at the year's end it was known that with minor alterations these would be confirmed by the Ministry. These areas were as follows:—

HousesPersons to be displaced
Major Road and Beddingfield Street Area1593
Major Road Area1166
Bidder Street Area638
Quadrant Street (Swiss Terrace) Area527
Forty Acre Lane, etc., Area684
Quadrant Street Area331
Star Lane Area317
Smith Street, etc., Area22158
Swanscombe Street Area733
Scott Street Area330

Immediately following the Ministry Enquiry in the foregoing
cases in November, a survey of the areas adjoining the new
Silvertown Way was commenced with a view to cleaning up the
slum property bordering this new thoroughfare, and at the year's
end preparations were in progress for adding to the existing five
year programme by including somewhat extensive areas in Tidal
Basin and Ordnance Wards in the vicinity of the new road.
Part II.
There have been several appeals in respect of Notices or
Demolition Orders.
In the case of "Nicolls v. West Ham" appeals were made to
the County Court in respect of Notices served under Section 17
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