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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.[citation needed] 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.[citation needed]

Cheam for juicy beef; Croydon for a pretty girl And Mitcham for a thief.[6]

The Domesday Book records Mitcham as Michelham. It was held partly by the Canons of Bayeux; partly by William, son of Ansculf and partly by Osbert.[3] Its domesday assets were: 8 hides and 1 virgate. It had ½ mill worth £1, 3½ ploughs, 56 acres (23 ha) of meadow. It rendered £4 5s 4d.

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Indian - 4,536, Pakistani - 5,054, Bangladeshi - 1,484, Chinese - 1,169, Other Asian - 10,194

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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.

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We are introducing Mini-Tennis sessions every Thursday for children aged 4-7 years old at Canons Leisure Centre. Sessions are lead by fully qualified coaches, who focus on developing the key skills to improve your child’s tennis ability in a fun and supportive environment.

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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.[4] 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.

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Nearest Tube and Train: Tooting Broadway, Tooting, Mitcham , Mitcham Junction and Mitcham Eastfields.

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Bus services operated by London Buses are available from Mitcham. These include night buses to Aldwych and Liverpool Street in central London.

Mitcham became a borough on 19 September 1934 with the charter of incorporation being presented to the 84-year-old mayor, Mr. R.M. Chart, by the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey, Lord Ashcombe.[5]

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Mitcham is referred to in a rhyme dating back to the 18th century. The rhyme was revised in the Victorian era as:

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White and Black Caribbean - 1,862, White and Black African - 856, White and Asian - 1,163, Other Mixed - 1,444

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Come down to at Better, Canons Leisure Centre this half term for an action packed half-term. Our holiday programme is perfect for getting your kids active.

National Express services 024 London Victoria to Eastbourne, 025 London Victoria to Brighton and Worthing via Gatwick Airport, 026 London Victoria to Bognor Regis and A3 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport hourly shuttle all stop at Mitcham (Downe Road/Mitcham Library bus stop)[citation needed]

British - 40,608, Irish - 1,840, Gypsy or Irish Traveller - 161, Other White - 12,899

With the Premier League now back in action, this is your chance to take part in new football games every Thursday night

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.

The area lay within the Anglo-Saxon administrative division of Wallington hundred.

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Once famous for its lavender farms, Mitcham was an important industrial centre from the end of the 18th century until the 1960s.

On Saturday 28th May, Canons Leisure Centre was the host venue for the Merton Voluntary Service Council’s (MVSC) Let’s Celebrate Healthy Schools Event.

Mitcham is in the east of the London Borough of Merton and is bounded by the London Borough of Wandsworth, the London Borough of Croydon, the London Borough of Lambeth and the London Borough of Sutton. Mitcham is close to Wimbledon, Croydon, Streatham and Tooting. The River Wandle bounds the town to the southwest. The original village lies in the west, although expansion has pushed the eastern boundary the furthest. Mitcham Common takes up the greater part of the boundary and area to the south.

Mitcham Library offers books including large print, and talking books as well as DVDs for hire; reference books; photocopying, scanning, fax and printing facilities; study space; public computer terminals with free access to Office software and the Internet; hall hire; an information service and leaflets; newspapers and magazines; exhibition facilities; community noticeboards; onsite car and cycle parking and a range of events including fun and exciting children's activities.

Buddhist - 862, Sikh - 252, Jewish - 147, Other Religion - 362

In non-emergency situations you can report a crime or incident at any police station (unless stated otherwise). Reporting crimes or incidents at a local police station may be helpful if you are unable to use the online crime reporting service or have ongoing concerns that you want to discuss in person. Police stations are often busy from lunchtime to early evening. You may find it more convenient to attend outside these times if possible.

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Mitcham claims to have the world's oldest cricket green in continual use, the world's oldest cricket club, and Mitcham Status Fair is one of the oldest in England.

Come down to Canons Leisure Centre this Summer for a jam packed programme of kids holiday activities.  

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