Mitcham Borough Council minutes, volume 15, 1948-49, page 95 :-
The Borough Engineer submitted the following report: –
December 3, 1948.
To the Chairman and Members of the General Purposes Committee.
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Air Raid Shelters.
In accordance with the instructions of the Committee I give below a list of shelters which have not yet been demolished :—
- Morden Road (Deer Park Gardens).
- Commonside West.
- Commonside East.
- Manor Road.
- Rowan Road.
- Figges Marsh S.
- Figges Marsh N.
- Manship Road.
- Moffatt Gardens.
- Cranmer Road.
- Fair Green.
- Carshalton Road.
Home Office sanction to the making safe of the shelters has just been received and negotiations are proceeding with the contractors, Messrs. J. Sullivan, Ltd., whose tender (in the sum of £603 15s.) was forwarded, in July, to the Home Office for approval.
Personal note: I remember in the mid 1960s the air raid shelters at the southern end of Figges Marsh and on the north side of Cranmer Road near the junction with Carshalton Road.