Sycamore Gardens, CR4

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Sycamore Gardens, CR4

Mitcham

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Road · Mitcham · CR4 ·
July
21
2017

Sycamore Gardens is a road in the CR4 postcode area




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Abbeyfield Close, CR4 Abbeyfield Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Abingdon Close, SW19 Abingdon Close is a road in the SW19 postcode area
Alphea Close, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Appleton Square, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
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Baltic Close, SW19 Baltic Close is a road in the SW19 postcode area
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Boundary Business Court 92-94, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
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Bourne Drive, CR4 Bourne Drive is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Brailsford Close, CR4 Brailsford Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Brangwyn Cres, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
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Brickfield Road, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Broadway Gardens, CR4 Broadway Gardens is a road in the CR4 postcode area
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Cameron Square, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Camwal Close, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
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Chantry Way, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Chapter Way, SW19 Chapter Way is a road in the SW19 postcode area
Chelsea Fields Industrial Estate, SW19 Chelsea Fields Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Christchurch Close, SW19 Christchurch Close is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
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Christchurch Street, SW19 Christchurch Street is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Church Path, CR4 Church Path is a road in the CR4 postcode area
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Clarendon Road, SW19 Clarendon Road is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
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Cobham Court, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
College Fields Business Centre, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
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Collingwood Road, CR4 Collingwood Road is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Colwood Gardens, SW19 Colwood Gardens is a road in the SW19 postcode area
Cotton Close, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
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Crescent Grove, CR4 Crescent Grove is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Dalton Avenue, CR4 Dalton Avenue is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Dalton Mews, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Deer Park Gardens, CR4 Deer Park Gardens is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Dreadnought Close, SW19 Dreadnought Close is a road in the SW19 postcode area
East Road Trading Estate, SW19 East Road Trading Estate is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
East Road, SW19 East Road is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Eastreet Road, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Edmund Road, CR4 Edmund Road is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Edward Avenue, SM4 Edward Avenue is a road in the SM4 postcode area
Fairfield Close, CR4 Fairfield Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Farewell Place, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Field Place, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Flat 46, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Fortescue Road, SW19 Fortescue Road is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Fox’s Path, CR4 Fox’s Path is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Foxs Path, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Foxton Grove, CR4 Foxton Grove is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Freeman Road, SM4 Freeman Road is a road in the SM4 postcode area
Frimley Gardens, CR4 Frimley Gardens is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Furlong Avenue, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Gale Close, CR4 Gale Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Gavina Close, SM4 Gavina Close is a road in the SM4 postcode area
Gilpin Close, CR4 Gilpin Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Glebe Avenue, CR4 Glebe Avenue is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Goodwin Close, CR4 Goodwin Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Grange House, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Greenlea Park, SW19 Greenlea Park is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Hallowfield Way, CR4 Hallowfield Way is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Hanover Road, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Harwood Avenue, CR4 Harwood Avenue is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Haslemere Avenue, CR4 Haslemere Avenue is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Haslemere Avenue, SW19 Haslemere Avenue is a road in the SW19 postcode area
Haslemere Road, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Hatfeild Close, CR4 Hatfeild Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Hawthorne Avenue, CR4 Hawthorne Avenue is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Hay Drive, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Heatherdene Close, CR4 Heatherdene Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Heatherdene Court, CR4 Heatherdene Court is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Heathfield Drive, CR4 Heathfield Drive is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Heights, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Hengelo Gardens, CR4 Hengelo Gardens is a road in the CR4 postcode area
High St Colliers Wood, SW19 High St Colliers Wood is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
High Street Collier’s Wood, SW17 High Street Collier’s Wood is a road in the SW17 postcode area
High Street Colliers Wood, SW17 High Street Colliers Wood is a road in the SW17 postcode area
High Street Colliers Wood, SW19 High Street Colliers Wood is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
High Street, SW17 High Street is one of the streets of London in the SW17 postal area.
Hogarth Cres, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Hogarth Crescent, SW19 Hogarth Crescent is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Holmbury Court, SW19 Holmbury Court is a road in the SW19 postcode area
Holmes Road, SW19 Holmes Road is a road in the SW19 postcode area
Homefield Gardens, CR4 Homefield Gardens is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Homefield Gardens, SW19 Homefield Gardens is a road in the SW19 postcode area
Horner Lane, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Illingworth Close, CR4 Illingworth Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Kennet Square, CR4 Kennet Square is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Laburnum Road, SW19 Laburnum Road is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Landseer Close, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Lewis Road, CR4 Lewis Road is a road in the CR4 postcode area
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Liberty Avenue, SW19 Liberty Avenue is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Linden Place, CR4 Linden Place is a road in the CR4 postcode area
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Lister Close, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
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Marlborough Close, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
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Merantum Way, SW19 Merantum Way is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Merantun Way, SW19 Merantun Way is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Merlin Close, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Merton Abbey Mills, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Merton High Street Colliers Wood, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Miles Road, CR4 Miles Road is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Milner Road, SM4 Milner Road is a road in the SM4 postcode area
Morden Gardens, CR4 Morden Gardens is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Morden Road, CR4 Morden Road is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Morland Close, CR4 Morland Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Mortlake Drive, CR4 Mortlake Drive is a road in the CR4 postcode area
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Myrna Close, SW19 Myrna Close is a road in the SW19 postcode area
New Close, SW19 New Close is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Norfolk Road, SW19 Norfolk Road is a road in the SW19 postcode area
North Gardens, SW19 North Gardens is a road in the SW19 postcode area
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Oakwood Avenue, CR4 Oakwood Avenue is a road in the CR4 postcode area
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Octavia Close, SM4 Octavia Close is a road in the SM4 postcode area
Oxted Close, CR4 Oxted Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Palestine Grove, SW19 Palestine Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Park Road, SW19 Park Road is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Park View Drive, CR4 Park View Drive is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Parkview Drive, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Phipp’s Bridge Road, CR4 Phipp’s Bridge Road is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Phipps Bridge Road, CR4 Phipps Bridge Road is a road in the CR4 postcode area
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Phoenix Close, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Pollard Road, SM4 Pollard Road is a road in the SM4 postcode area
Pollaroad Road, SM4 A street within the SM4 postcode
Portland Road, CR4 Portland Road is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Prince George’s Road, CR4 Prince George’s Road is a road in the CR4 postcode area
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Prince Georges, SW19 Prince Georges is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
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Priory Road, SW19 Priory Road is a road in the SW19 postcode area
Prospecourt House, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Puma Trade Park, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Queen’s Road, CR4 Queen’s Road is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Rapid House 52-54, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Ravensbury Court, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
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Reynolds Close, SW19 Reynolds Close is a road in the SW19 postcode area
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Robinson Road, SW17 Robinson Road is one of the streets of London in the SW17 postal area.
Rock Close, CR4 Rock Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Rodney Road, CR4 Rodney Road is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Roslyn Close, CR4 Roslyn Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Runes Close, CR4 Runes Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Runnymede, SW19 Runnymede is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Ruskin Way, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Rutland Close, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Rutland Road, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Rutter Gardens, CR4 Rutter Gardens is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Rutter Gardens, SM4 Rutter Gardens is a road in the SM4 postcode area
Saxonbury Close, CR4 Saxonbury Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Seaton Road, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
Seddon Road, SM4 Seddon Road is a road in the SM4 postcode area
Sheldrick Close, SW19 Sheldrick Close is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
silbury avenue, CR4 silbury avenue is a road in the CR4 postcode area
South Gardens, SW19 South Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
South Road, SW19 South Road is a road in the SW19 postcode area
South Westreet London, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
St. Helen’s Road, SW16 A street within the SW19 postcode
Stubbs Way, SW19 Stubbs Way is a road in the SW19 postcode area
Sutherland Drive, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Tandem Way, SW19 Tandem Way is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Taplow Court, CR4 Taplow Court is a road in the CR4 postcode area
The 1929 Shop, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
The Apprentice Shop, SW19 The Apprentice Shop is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
The Beeches, CR4 The Beeches is a road in the CR4 postcode area
The Coles Shop, SW19 The Coles Shop is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
The Drive, SM4 The Drive is a road in the SM4 postcode area
The Generator Business Centre, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
The Meads, SM4 A street within the SM4 postcode
The Pavilions, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
The Tandem Centre, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Thorburn Way, SW19 Thorburn Way is a road in the SW19 postcode area
Thornville Grove, CR4 Thornville Grove is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Thornville Grove, SW19 Thornville Grove is a road in the SW19 postcode area
Tramway Path, CR4 Tramway Path is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Tudor Place, CR4 Tudor Place is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Tyrrell Square, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
University Road, SW19 University Road is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
University Roads, E6 University Roads is a road in the E6 postcode area
Valley Gardens, SW19 Valley Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Varley Way, CR4 Varley Way is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Venus Mews, CR4 Venus Mews is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Vicarage Gardens, CR4 Vicarage Gardens is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Wandle Bank, SW19 Wandle Bank is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Wandle Road, SM4 Wandle Road is a road in the SM4 postcode area
Warren Road, SW19 Warren Road is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Watermill Way, SW19 Watermill Way is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Wessex Terrace, CR4 Wessex Terrace is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Western Road, CR4 Western Road is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Western Road, SW19 Western Road is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Wheatstone Close, CR4 A street within the CR4 postcode
White Bridge Avenue, CR4 White Bridge Avenue is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Wilkins Close, CR4 Wilkins Close is a road in the CR4 postcode area
Willow View, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode
Wilton Road, SW19 Wilton Road is one of the streets of London in the SW19 postal area.
Yarborough Road, SW19 A street within the SW19 postcode


Mitcham

Mitcham is in south west London, and the name simply means big settlement.

Before the Romans and Saxons were present, there was a Celtic settlement in the area, with evidence of a hill fort in the Pollards Hill area. The discovery of Roman-era graves and a well on the site of the Mitcham gas works evince Roman settlement. The Saxon graveyard, located on the North bank of the Wandle is the largest discovered to date, and many of the finds therein are on display in the British Museum. The area is a possible location for the Battle of Merton, 871, in which King Ethelred of Wessex was either mortally wounded or killed outright. The Church of England parish church of St Peter and St Paul dates from the Saxon era. Although it was mostly rebuilt in 1819–21, the current building retains the original Saxon tower. The Domesday Book of 1086 lists Mitcham as Michelham, a small farming community, with 250 people living in two hamlets; Mitcham, an area known today as Upper Mitcham; and Whitford, today known as the Lower Green area.

During her reign Queen Elizabeth I made at least five visits to the area. John Donne and Sir Walter Raleigh also had residences here in this era. It was at this time that Mitcham became gentrified, as due to the abundance of lavender fields, Mitcham became renowned for its soothing air. The air also led people to settle in the area during times of plague.

There were many lavender fields in Mitcham, and peppermint and lavender oils were also distilled. In 1749 two local physic gardeners, John Potter and William Moore, founded a company to make and market toiletries made from locally-grown herbs and flowers. Lavender features on Merton Council's coat of arms and the badge of the local football team, Tooting & Mitcham United F.C., as well as in the name of a local council ward, Lavender Field.

Mitcham was industrialised first along the banks of the Wandle, where snuff, copper, flour, iron and dye were all worked. Mitcham, along with nearby Merton Abbey, became the calico cloth printing centres of England by 1750. Asprey, suppliers of luxury goods made from various materials, was founded in Mitcham as a silk-printing business in 1781. William Morris opened a factory on the River Wandle at Merton Abbey. Merton Abbey Mills were the Liberty silk-printing works. It is now a craft village and its waterwheel has been preserved.

The activity along the Wandle led to the building of the Surrey Iron Railway, the world's first public railway, in 1803. The decline and failure of the railway in the 1840s also heralded a change in industry, as horticulture gradually gave way to manufacturing, with paint, varnish, linoleum and firework manufacturers moving into the area. The work provided and migratory patterns eventually resulted in a doubling of the population between the years 1900 and 1910.

Mitcham train station opened on 22 October 1855. The route was operated as a conventional railway until it was closed by Railtrack on 31 May 1997, for conversion to tram operation. Station Court, on the north of the tram line and east of London Road A217, was one of the SIR's original station buildings, used as a merchant's home, making it one of the oldest railway buildings in the world. The wall of the Ram Brewery on York Road has a plaque commemorating this.

Social housing schemes in the 1930s included New Close, aimed at housing people made homeless by a factory explosion in 1933 and Sunshine Way, for housing the poor from inner London. This industry made Mitcham a target for German bombing during World War II. During this time Mitcham also returned to its agricultural roots, with Mitcham Common being farmed to help with the war effort.

Post war, the areas of Eastfields, Phipps Bridge and Pollards Hill were rebuilt to provide cheaper more affordable housing. The largest council housing project in Mitcham is Phipps Bridge estate. Further expansion of the housing estates in Eastfields, Phipps Bridge and Pollards Hill occurred after 1965. In Mitcham Cricket Green, the area lays reasonable, although not definitive, claim to having the world's oldest cricket ground in continual use, and the world's oldest club in Mitcham Cricket Club.
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