The River Wandle
The river in Beddington Park.
This picture shows the cooling towers in Beddington.
One of the sources of the River Wandle at Carshalton Ponds.
The river at Ravensbury Park. Even today the river could generate power as it does at Merton Abbey Mills.
The river just prior to the sluice gate in The Watermeads.
The river from Bishopsford Road Bridge with former Grove Mill in the background.
The bypass to the sluice gate in The Watermeads.
The open sluice gate at The Watermeads.
Another view of the open sluice gate.
The river in Morden Hall Park close to the entrance in Morden Road.
The river at Wandsworth prior to the building of the Arndale Centre.
Ponds and flooded area at The Watermeads.
The river inside The Watermeads site.
This model of a waterwheel can be found on the former site of Wimbledon Football Club in Plough Lane. The site is now a complex of flats.
A channel diverted from the river to drive a waterwheel in The Watermeads. Note the slots in the walls for the wheel.
Another view of the waterwheel run.
View of the waterwheel run from the opposite direction.
These modern wind tribunes can be found by the river off Windsor Avenue near to Merton Abbey Mills. Do they provide more power than the river?