Pollards Hill Arcon Bungalows

From the minutes of the
Housing Committee
22nd June 1965

695. Notices to Quit. – The Housing Manager reported that (a) there remained at Pollards Hill seven occupied Arcon bungalows which had to be cleared by the 29th September 1965; and b) the rehousing of the tenants was proceeding, but he felt that the time was approaching when all remaining tenancies should be formally terminated by Notices to Quit as a precaution against any last minute difficulties in rehousing.

Resolved – That authority be given for the the service of Notices to Quit accompanied by an explanatory letter.

Source: Minutes of Proceedings of the Council and committees, London Borough of Merton, Volume 2 1965-66, page 417

345 Arcon bungalows were built by Mitcham Borough Council as temporary housing after the Second World War.

Merton Memories photos of Arcon bungalows at Pollards Hill: outside and inside.

Minutes of meetings held by the Mitcham Borough Council are available on request from the Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre at Morden Library.

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