Imagens das páginas
PDF
ePub

TABLE SHOWING THE WORLD'S LARGEST CITIES GROUPED BY CONTINENTS.

[blocks in formation]

Some sources of information included in this report:

LONDON

LONDON COUNTY COUNCIL Report on the Experimental Paving Works on Victoria Embankment, August, 1912. Contract drawing showing details of permanent way for L. C. C. tramways.

CORPORATION OF LONDON Report on the works executed by the Public Health Department of London during

the year 1911. Public Health Department specifications for paving with asphalt and with wood. Forms for records.

CITY OF WESTMINSTER Report of the City Engineer and Surveyor on the staff organization necessary. Conditions of contract, specifications and tender for paving work, 1913. Specifications of works in the construction of sewers in various streets. Short specification and schedule of charges for trench repairs. Standard plans and type drawings.

BOROUGH OF LEWISHAM Wood paving specifications. Annual report of the Borough Engineer and Surveyor for the year ending March

31, 1912. Data furnished by the Borough Engineer.

BOROUGH OF CHELSEA
Borough Surveyor's annual report for the year 1911-1912.
Data furnished by the Borough Surveyor.

BOROUGH OF ST. PANCRAS Data furnished by the Department of Works.

BOROUGH OF BATTERSEA
Data and specifications furnished by the Borough Surveyor.

"London Statistics.”
Improved Wood Pavement Company, Limited.

CITY OF LIVERPOOL Notes on carriageway surfaces and memoranda on the growth of the city, by the

City Engineer. Data furnished by the City Engineer. Standard specifications for paving streets. Standard forms of tenders for paving sets and for paving material. Standard samples of granite blocks of various types from Penmaenmawr and

Trevor quarries; sample sand; sample joint filler.

CORPORATION OF BIRMINGHAM Report of City Engineer and Surveyor for 1911, 1912 and 1913. Standard forms and reports of the Public Works Department. Details of standards for street work. Specifications, conditions, bill of quantities, schedule of prices and form of tender

for street paving works. Data furnished by the Road Surveyor.

CORPORATION OF GLASGOW 17th annual report of work done in connection with the Master of Works' De

partment for the year ending May 31, 1912.
Specifications for the repaving, with compressed rock asphalt.
Specifications and schedule of rates for paving work.
Data furnished by the Master of Works.
Specifications for the supplying of granite paving setts.
Specifications for paving tar, macadam and supply of whin paving setts.
Specifications for granite channel stones, wheelers and curb.

EDINBURGH CORPORATION Roads Department, Surveyor's annual report for the year ending May 15, 1912. Data furnished by the City Road Surveyor.

CITY AND COUNTY OF NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE Specifications and data furnished by the City Surveyor.

CITY OF PARIS Administrative Direction of Works of Paris-annual reports for the year 1911

and 1912. Contracts and specifications for original paving and repaving in asphalt, wood

block, stone and macadam and for sidewalk construction and other street work. Notes and data furnished by the Inspector-General of the Department of Works

and by the Principal Assistant Engineer.

CITY OF BORDEAUX Specifications for stone and macadam pavements. Data furnished by the Chief Engineer of Public Works.

CITY OF NANCY
Data furnished by the Chief Engineer of Highways.

CITY OF LILLE
Specifications for macadam roadway.
Data furnished by the Department of Works.

CITY OF NANTES
Data furnished by the Chief Engineer of Public Works.

CITY OF BERLIN Information furnished by the Director of the Berlin Elevated and Underground

Railways. Specifications and contracts for repaving with asphalt, hard and soft wood and

stone in the City of Charlottenburg. Data furnished by the Chief Engineer of Berlin. Data furnished by the Chief Engineer of Charlottenburg. Specifications for various classes of paving work in the town of Steglitz. Data furnished by the Superintendent of Highways of Steglitz. Historical report of the Department of Works of the town of Steglitz. Data furnished by the Department of Works of the town of Wilmersdorf. Data furnished by Hentschel & Co., manufacturers of street cleaning machinery

for Berlin. Data furnished by Herr Rehmer, Director of the City Electric Plant, Steglitz. Reh & Co. Asphalt Gesellsc aft. Statistical Year Book of the German Cities for 1912.

CITY OF HAMBURG
Specifications and form of contract for street paving.
Data furnished by the office of the Chief Engineer.
Standard drawing giving typical sections of streets of varying widths.

CITY OF VIENNA
Standard specifications and contracts for all types of street paving.
Data furnished by the Municipal Building Department.

CITY OF MILAN
Annual report, Office of Municipal Statistics, City of Milan.

CITY OF BRUSSELS
Report on the highways of Brussels.
Data furnished by the Department of Highways.

City OF ANTWERP
Contracts and specifications for all classes of street paving work.
Data furnished by the Chief Engineer of Highways.

CITY OF LIEGE Standard contracts and specifications for street work, including excavation, paving

and sewer construction. Data furnished by the Office of Public Works.

CITY OF GHENT
Standard specifications for all classes of street paving.
Specifications for tramway construction.
Data furnished by the Department of Works.

Proceedings of the Third Congress of the Permanent International Association

of Road Congresses, London, 1913.

I. AUTHORITIES AND AREAS

Extract from "London Statistics" (This section gives a general outline of the organization of local government in Greater London in respect of local authorities and (i) their constitution, (ii) their powers and duties, and (iii) their areas of administration. The information is mainly derived from Acts of Parliament.)

1. Local authorities—their constitution.

The authorities included in the table (except the metropolitan police, the justices, and the Masters of the Benches of the Inner and Middle Temples) are directly or indirectly elected boards with statutory powers and constitutions.

The following authorities have been omitted:

(i) Statutory officers appointed and paid by one of the local authorities (such as coroners, district surveyors, etc.). Some of these officers are referred to in table 2 in connection with the district within which they act.

(ii) Certain central Government Departments, such as the General Register Office in respect of the registration of births, deaths and marriages, the Home Office in respect of factory inspection, the Post Office in respect of telephones, the Local Government Board in respect of audit, etc. The Metropolitan Police, which is under the jurisdiction of the Home Office, has been included in the table, because police is one of the earliest and most important of all local services in England, and is under the county or borough authority throughout the rest of the country.

(iii) Certain minor authorities (e. g., Borough market trustees, certain garden trustees, etc.).

(iv) The judicial authorities. (The justices have been included in respect of their administrative powers of licensing, not as judicial authorites. A list of the London courts is given in a separate table (pp. 17-18).

ADMINISTRATIVE COUNTY OF LONDON Authorities and annual

Method of appointment, expenditure 1908-9 Number of members

term of office, etc. London County Council 118 councillors

2 councillors elected for 3 years $54,150,975.36

for each county electoral division except the City of London, for which 4 councillors are

elected. 19 aldermen

Co-opted by the Council from

within or without its own body The chairman is chosen from with

in or without the Council. A vice-chairman and deputy chairman may be chosen from within the Council. They hold office for one year. The deputy chairman may be paid.

for 6 years.

[blocks in formation]
« AnteriorContinuar »