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).
Figges Marsh S.
Figges Marsh N.
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.
Built in 1924 and demolished in ????, the bandstand at the Fair Green was at the western end, across the road from the Nags Head pub.
photo taken possibly before the 1930s
From Mitcham Urban District minutes in July 1924, the bandstand was built by Messrs McFarlane, Mr Hann connected the drainage to the culvert, and Sayers & Son was awarded the contract to paint it with anti-corrosive paint, for £20 18s. The County of London Electric Supply Company was paid £28 16s. for the installation of lighting for the bandstand.