Road built off east side of Streatham Road.
Planning application reported in council minutes in December 1906:
4187 A.C. Ballard – 114 houses in Melrose Road
World War 1 Connections
Warrant Telegraphist Frederick John Lovett
S.L. Gaston, U.D.C. chairman and Mitcham Borough Mayor in 1938, lived at number 61.
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