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Leyfield Open Space (also known as Old Malden Common)9388

Introduction

This is a small remnant of Malden Common, which until the C20th extended to the east and is now built over by housing. Now renamed Leyfield Open Space, the remnant of the Common has grassland, scrub that is largely hawthorn, and woodland including oak trees to the north and a few Scots pine in the centre. A path runs through the site, which has fine views and to the north it reaches Old Malden church of St John.

Visitor Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Malden Manor
Designations
  • Conservation Area
  • Reference: Old Malden St John's
  • Site of Nature Conservation Importance
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust