Bank Avenue

Road off south side of Lewis Road, at junction with Oakwood Avenue, which connects to Fox’s Path at its southern end. The houses are numbered from the Lewis Road end, odd from 1 to 53 on the east side, all with the postcode CR4 3DW and even from 2 to 56 on the west side, all with the postcode CR4 3DU.

1952 OS map

1952 OS map

Newspaper Clippings
Norwood News – Friday 13 November 1936

Matches Wanted.

Merton Well first team would like an away game on November 21. Write to C. Weston, 16, Bank-avenue, Mitcham.

Norwood News – Friday 15 April 1932


A boy of five, Leslie Caster, of Collingwood-rd., Mitcham, had an alarming experience on Wednesday evening — one he is not likely to forget. He was walking along Fox’s-footpath, Bank-avenue, when he chanced to pick up a disused petrol drum. The drum suddenly exploded, and the boy received the full shock in his face. He was taken to Mr. I. Martin’s, chemist, and first aid rendered until the arrival of the Mitcham ambulance. The boy reached Wilson Cottage Hospital, where he was found to he suffering from shock and burns on the face and head. He was detained in the children’s ward. A workman told the police that the drum had been emptied and evidently thrown away as useless.

Norwood News – Friday 25 July 1930

PRICE £675 freehold. – Mitcham; 12 mins, tube; 2 reception, 3 bedrooms, scullery, bathroom; road charges paid. — 48, Bank-avenue. Mitcham.

Norwood News – Saturday 05 March 1927

COMFORTABLE Bedroom; quiet house; low rent. – 10, Bank-avenue, Lewis-road, Mitcham.

World War 1 Connections
Private 2nd Class A E Swait

Maps are reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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