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Meopham Road

Road that runs westward from Rowan Road to Grove Road. It was originally called Old Grove Road, and is shown on this 1913 map as part of Grove Road.

1913 OS Map

1913 OS Map

It was renamed to Meopham Road in 1927, likely named from a field on the north side, see map on page 16 of Mitcham Histories : 3 Pollards Hill, Commonside East and Lonesome.

From the minutes of the Mitcham Urban District Council
Highways and Buildings Committee
Tuesday, 6th December, 1927
Page 528

10. Naming of Roads – It was Resolved, that an order be made under Section 18 of the Public Health Act, 1925, assigning the following names to streets in the district:-

Meopham Road, for that part of Grove Road leading past the south end of Ebenezer Cottages to the junction with Rowan Road (hitherto described as Old Grove Road).

See also:

A. Jordan & W. King, electrical engineers, adjoining 94 Meopham Road

British Red Cross )Youth Section) Divisional HQ

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

Mitcham Model Laundry, Ltd.

52 Grove Road

Laundry and shop at 38 Monarch Parade, as shown in this ad:

1952 ad

Text of ad:


THE Laundry
THE Service

Grove Road
Mitcham Phone MIT 0858

38 Monarch Parade
Mitcham Phone MIT 2131

1934 ad

Text of ad:

The Laundry, The Service
Open-Air Drying Grounds
close to Lavender Fields

Mitcham Model Laundry

Grove Road
Mitcham Common

Mitcham 0858