Wandle Industrial Museum events

River Wandle Industrial Heritage Walks

The museum is pleased to announce its next walk:

Industrial Heritage Walk from Colliers Wood

Friday 19 April, 11am until approximately noon

The walk takes in Millers Mead, Wandle Park, Merton Mill which was converted to flats having previously housed a flour mill and then Connollys leather works, a housing estate where a calico printing works and then Paxtons patent leather factory once stood, Wandle Bank, William Morris’s works, and finally Merton Abbey Mills where refreshments are available in the former Liberty textile printing buildings.

Meet outside Colliers Wood station

All are welcome.

Booking required – contact john.sheridan08@gmail.com

Walks are free but donations to the museum are welcome.

Visit their website at http://www.wandle.org/

For more information e-mail the museum at office@wandle.org.⁠

New Talk Available: Papermaking on the Wandle  

This new talk looks at the paper industry that existed along the River Wandle. With its royal links, surprising processes and much more there is lots to find out and listen to.

All our talks are offered free of charges. Donations are welcomed. To book email the museum at office@wandle.org

Three of our talks have been put online via our You Tube channel. These can be found at https://www.youtube.com/user/WandleIndMuseum. The three talks available for viewing and listening to are:

  • Art and Literature of the River Wandle.
  • Lavender and Beyond.
  • People and Families of the Wandle Valley.

Our You Tube also includes other films that you may enjoy.