First published in 1935, this book was created to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the London City Council (LCC). The text describes various aspects of life in London and the LCC's role in maintaining an effective infrastructure, including areas such as health care, education, poor relief and finance. The condition of London's green spaces and housing is also described. Numerous photographs, original drawings and a bibliography are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in British history and the development of the LCC.