Langdale Avenue

A cul-de-sac road, off of London Road north of the telephone exchange, with its southern, closed end at Cold Blows. Possibly built early 1900s.

There is a public footpath next to number 35 on the east side of the road that leads to Commonside West near the Three Kings Pond.

From a postcard dated 1916. Houses numbered, from right to left, 22 to 34, with junction with Elmwood Road out of shot in the right.

Royal Mail postcode lookup shows 87 addresses, and 4 postcodes, CR4 4AE/F/G/J.

1953 OS map

From the minutes of the Croydon Rural District Council
Volume IX 1903 – 1904
7th May 1903
page 72

No. 2506, Harding, J., 12 houses, Langdale Avenue, Mitcham

From the minutes of the Mitcham Urban District Council
Highways, New Streets and Buildings, and Lighting Committee
Tuesday, 8th June, 1926
Page 120

Plans submitted for approval

No. 808
Applicant: Mr. Isaac Wilson, The Hut, Commonside East
Nature and Situation:

Amended layout for five houses, Langdale Avenue (for subsidy)


World War 1 Connections
Private W Bassett

Private V W Jones

News Articles

1921 suicide in Langdale Avenue explained


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


Maps are reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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