Glebe Avenue

1952 OS Map

1952 OS Map

Possibly built in 1926/7 as the originally proposed name of St. Dunstan’s Avenue was rejected by the Urban District Council:

From the minutes of the Mitcham Urban District Council
Highways, New Streets and Buildings, and Lighting Committee
Tuesday, 14th September, 1926
Page 254

22. Name of street

– Read letter from Messrs Chart, Son & Reading suggesting on behalf of Mr G. Reader the names of Westfield Avenue and Glebe Avenue for the new street upon his estate, in lieu of St. Dunstan’s Avenue, which was previously submitted and disapproved.

Resolved, That the name of Glebe Avenue be approved.


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.

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

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