Tag Archives: Mitcham Cricket Green

Merton scraps building company to avoid Brick by Brick failure

Our housing correspondent, BARRATT HOLMES, on how a neighbouring borough has twigged that Croydon’s model for house-building doesn’t work Another Labour-run south London council is to junk its arm’s-length house-building company – after seeing what the catastrophic clusterfuck Brick by … Continue reading

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Free activities at the Mitcham Heritage Day, Sep 8

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Politicians lead call for 1,000 years more cricket at Mitcham

A community campaign to preserve the fabric of one of the world’s oldest cricket grounds is celebrating today after securing cross-party support to save from development the pavilion at the historic Mitcham Cricket Green, with politicians backing calls for a … Continue reading

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Mitcham Cricket Green at centre of Heritage Day, Sep 17

The world’s oldest cricket ground and surrounding listed buildings are open to the public on Mitcham Heritage Day on Saturday, September 17, culminating with a fund-raising concert in the evening. Mitcham Cricket Green is recognised as the oldest ground still … Continue reading

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