Wandle Park, Merton (also known as Wandlebank House)8141

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Wandle Park lies along the river Wandle and was once the site of Wandlebank House and grounds. Recent re-design of the park was undertaken through Merton Groundwork Trust, completed by 2003.

History

The land was purchased by Wimbledon Corporation for a public park and vested in the National Trust, and the park opened in 1907. In 1910 the Mill Pond Garden was added, purchased by public subscription.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open from 8am - dusk (weekdays); 9am - dusk (weekends, bank holidays).
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open from 8am - dusk (weekdays); 9am - dusk (weekends, bank holidays).

Directions

Tube: Colliers Wood (Northern). Bus: 157, 52, 200, 219, 493, N155
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust