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The River Wandle

The River WandleThe river in Beddington Park.


 

The River WandleThis picture shows the cooling towers in Beddington.


 

The River WandleOne of the sources of the River Wandle at Carshalton Ponds.


 

The River WandleThe river at Ravensbury Park. Even today the river could generate power as it does at Merton Abbey Mills.


 

The River WandleThe river just prior to the sluice gate in The Watermeads.


 

The River WandleThe river from Bishopsford Road Bridge with former Grove Mill in the background.


 

The River WandleThe bypass to the sluice gate in The Watermeads.


 

The River WandleThe open sluice gate at The Watermeads.


 

The River WandleAnother view of the open sluice gate.


 

The River WandleThe river in Morden Hall Park close to the entrance in Morden Road.


 

The River WandleThe river at Wandsworth prior to the building of the Arndale Centre.


 

The River WandlePonds and flooded area at The Watermeads.


 

The River WandleThe river inside The Watermeads site.


 

The River WandleThis 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.


 

The River WandleA channel diverted from the river to drive a waterwheel in The Watermeads. Note the slots in the walls for the wheel.


 

The River WandleAnother view of the waterwheel run.


 

The River WandleView of the waterwheel run from the opposite direction.


 

The River WandleThese 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?