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The River Wandle is sourced from the North Downs above Croydon, surfacing now in Waddon, running west until it meets the secondary source in Carshalton, then via Hackbridge Mitcham, Ravensbury St Helier Morden Wimbledon Colliers Wood, Summerstown and Wandsworth to the Thames passing through the London Boroughs of Croydon Sutton, Merton, and Wandsworth.

The wandle Trail is a 13-mile long route follows the River Wandle from its two sourrces in Sutton and Crodoydon, through Merton to where it enters the Thames in Wandsworth. The route links many little parks and two National Trust properties.

This page has been created because Wandle Trail pages are heavily searched on our website, and we hope this collective page will assist searchers.

[News Letter issue 35] Wandle trail update:
Planned improvements, and news about Tramlink's new heritage venture.

[News Letter issue 35] The vanguard way:
The Vanguard way is the walking route from Croydon to the South Coast. Contributor Colin Saunders gives the background to this project.

[News Letter issue 43] Wandle trail update:
As many of you will know, we have been due to update our well known map of the Wandle Trail.

[News Letter issue 43] Wandle trail update:
A reprint of 1983 articles setting out the original vision for our Museum. See alse Reprint of letter from WIM to Groundwork Merton, showing that nothing is new!

[News Letter issue 44] Wandle trail update:
As many of you will know, we have been due to update our well known map of the Wandle Trail. See alse The new Wandle Trail map generated by Groundwork Merton.

[News Letter issue 45] Last chance to see: grove mill, mitcham:
Grove Mill, Mitcham is being given the Ravensbury treatment. This article sincludes a series of maps showing how in this one area, as in many others, the Wandle has followed many different routes to serve the industries of the Wandle

[News Letter issue 45] Wandle Valley Festival:
News about the new Wandle Valley Festival due to be held in June this year.

[News Letter issue 47] Wandle Valley Festival Update:
A successful first year. Plans for next year.

[News Letter issue 49] Wandle Valley Festival Update:
Plans taking shape for 12 June 2005.