Michael’s memories of the Tooting Railway line to Merton Abbey. He discusses the overgrown wilderness he used to walk down, the frequency of trains and the freight of coal and raw materials to Lyons Toy Factory.

This recording was made through the Groundwork London, Wandle Flowing Through Time project. The project is part of the wider Living Wandle Landscape Partnership Scheme, funded by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund.


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