Merton in WW2: Mitcham

London, England, United Kingdom; Mitcham, England, United Kingdom
Est. 10.4km / 3 hrs 28 mins / Map

Merton in WW2: Mitcham - Cya On The Road

This walk has been produced by London Borough of Merton, Local Studies and Heritage Services.At the start of the Second World War there were three Urban District Councils Merton and Morden, Mitcham  and Wimbledon that in 1965 would be joined together to form the London Borough of Merton.A series of three walks have been produced one for each of the original district councils. Each walk takes you to a number of the key sites and locations that played an active role during the Second World War. This walk covers Mitcham and the physical walk will take approximately 2 hours to complete without stops and covers just over 6 miles.To start the walk please make your way to the junction of Church Road and Reynolds Close, Mitcham. This can be reached on the 200 bus that passes through Raynes Park, Wimbledon, Colliers Wood and Mitcham. Alight at the “Mount Road Colliers Wood” stop just south of Reynolds Close.The walk finishes at Mortimer Road, Mitcham.  At this point follow the last part of the route back to London Road where you may get buses to Banstead, Croydon, Mitcham, Sutton and Tooting.We hope you enjoy the walk and please do complete the other two in the series.

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