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Paddington 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Paddington]

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REPORT, 1890-91. 81
with new brickwork to form a narrower bottom, thus
giving increased scouring power to the flow of sewage,
so that no deposit will accumulate to cause fetid and
noxious gases to be emitted from the sewers.

Special Repairs to Sewers.

The following are the localities in which old brick sewers have been repaired as specified in my Special Report to the Works Committee, on the 26th February, 1890:—

Length of Sewers. Feet.
Harrow Road and under Lines'Wharf78
Bayswater Road, from Ossington Street to Western Boundary of the Parish120
Market Street, West of Sale Street to Cambridge Place688
Hyde Park Gardens195
Moscow Road from Queen's Road to St. Petersburgh Place751
Bark Place20
Salem Road183
Total length2,035

Total cost, £277 13s. 6d.
To allow of easier access to the sewers in Moscow
Road by Ossington Street, and Market Street by Sale
Street, new manhole entrances have been constructed,
at a cost of £27 6s.