Remember our Wandle Trail Part 2 walk? Nicola has just done a lovely blog post about the walk and also goes into a little more detail about the concrete processing plant. It's an eye opener. A David and Goliath battle. Do take a look. Here is it We star in Wandle walking podcast
It's just after midnight and I really should be getting to bed as I've got to be up at 5am tomorrow to get Walking Wandsworth episode #14 ready in time for Sunday. This is the only time I have left this week to write the blog. So please forgive me if you see a spelling … Continue reading Wandle Trail Part 2 – Nicola & Hazel’s Walk
Catch up if you missed it - listen Following on from the watery theme that we started exploring in last week’s show, this week we’re going to be following a segment of the Wandle trail with this 5.4 km walk that takes us from Dene City Farm in Merton to Earlsfield in Wandsworth. Along the way … Continue reading Walking Wandsworth 12 – Wandle 1
We've got a slight change from the advertised program this Sunday at 8pm on Wandsworth Radio. The Mark Silcox episode has been postponed - it will be happening, we've done the walk and comedian Mark Silcox will be on the show at some point soon. We've juggled things around a bit and come up with a … Continue reading Episode 11 – Historical Watercourses Walk
This episode is dedicated to the London Walking Blogger or London wlogger for short - It’s a blog by a chap called Stu who suggested the walk today which will take us from Clapham Common to Albert Bridge London. Join Dom, Stu and Sheila as we meet a Truggie driver and some rookie fishermen on the way. Plus lots of Fascinating Facts read by Micky Gwilliam.
Our walk starts with a search for the Jenny Lind pub, we then head out to the Isabella Plantation and Penn Ponds in Richmond Park.
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Our walk today starts at Cannon Hill Common, we meet Ruth Whitehead, a former Battersea resident. We finish at St Mary The Virgin Church Path. Bonus Interview with Sara Sharp who is campaigning to save Merton Hall. Sign her petition https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/save-wimbledon-s-merton-hall-london-sw19.
Sunday 28th January 2018 at 8pm GMT it was our 8th episode of Walking Wandsworth. This is the route we took. A theme that emerged during the walk was the preservation of our local heritage. It's great that people are investing in new buildings, keeping things fresh. However, it comes at a price - the … Continue reading Walking Wandsworth 8 – John Innes Conservation Area Wimbledon
Click to listen! In this episode we visit a firm of tailors that has been based in Wandsworth since the 1800's. Handed down from father to son for several generations the current proprietor is Philip Child and he agreed to talk to us on the show. This 5.68 km walk will take you past All Saints Church, … Continue reading Walking Wandsworth Episode 7 – W.G. Child & Sons to Peace Pagoda Battersea