Sunday, 26 December 2010

Thames Tributary – Tolworth Brook - Berrylands

Thames Tributary – Tolworth Brook
The Tolworth Brook continues to flow north towards the Hogsmill
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Endless mid-20th century housing and little else apart from some nice walks down the line of the Tolworth Brook. Very little else except new housing on the site of a swimming pool

Post to the north Berrylands
Post to the east New Malden
Post to the south Tolworth

Burney Avenue
Clayhill Halls of Residence for Kingston University.

Chilton Drive
Berrylands Pub

Meldone Walk
Housing on the site of the Surbiton Lagoon, a popular open-air swimming pool. Built 1934. Closed 1980, derelict in 1988. The Architect was H T Mather. It had floodlights and a cascade filtration system

Pine Gardens
Christ Church Primary School

Raeburn Avenue
Public open space. The Tolworth Brook flows through this area

The Ridge
Development on the site of the estate of Daniel Nichols who, developed the Cafe Royal and had a large house in this area from the 1990s

The Ridings
Nichols Estate

The Roystons
Nichols Estate

Sources
London Borough of Kingston. Web site
London Lidos. Web site
Shipley, Kingston Through the Centuries

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