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Uncovering the hidden remains of Merton Priory
Uncovering the hidden remains of Merton Priory

Uncovering the hidden remains of Merton Priory

The largely hidden remains of an important Priory currently languishing under a 1980s dual carriageway are to be uncovered in a major restoration project.

Dec
12
2017
100th anniversary of Merton Bus Garage
100th anniversary of Merton Bus Garage

100th anniversary of Merton Bus Garage

One hundred and two years ago, the London General Omnibus Company stopped using horses to draw its buses around the city, and a couple of years later, opened a brand new bus garage to cope with demand for its petrol based vehicles.

Nov
17
2013
Hidden under a main road – the remains of Merton Priory
Hidden under a main road – the remains of Merton Priory

Hidden under a main road – the remains of Merton Priory

The construction of a moderately new main road in Colliers Wood, Sth London wiped out the remains of one piece of London history, but uncovered an even older remnant of even more importance.

Jul
30
2011