A cul-de-sac road, off of London Road north of the telephone exchange, with its southern, closed end at Cold Blows. Possibly built early 1900s.
There is a public footpath next to number 35 on the east side of the road that leads to Commonside West near the Three Kings Pond.
Royal Mail postcode lookup shows 87 addresses, and 4 postcodes, CR4 4AE/F/G/J.
From the minutes of the Croydon Rural District Council
Volume IX 1903 – 1904
7th May 1903
No. 2506, Harding, J., 12 houses, Langdale Avenue, Mitcham
From the minutes of the Mitcham Urban District Council
Highways, New Streets and Buildings, and Lighting Committee
Tuesday, 8th June, 1926
Plans submitted for approval
Applicant: Mr. Isaac Wilson, The Hut, Commonside East
Nature and Situation:
Amended layout for five houses, Langdale Avenue (for subsidy)
World War 1 Connections
Private W Bassett
A gas street lamp in Langdale Avenue, Mitcham, exploded on Thursday last week – startling people in nearby homes. A jet of flame flared from a broken pipe until Gas Board engineers arrived. Firemen stood by.
Source: Mitcham News & Mercury, 5th June, 1959, page 1.
6, Iveldene – from the 1935 Mitcham Cricket Club yearbook
Minutes of meetings held by the Croydon Rural and Mitcham Urban District Council are available on request from the Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre at Morden Library.
Maps are reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.