Protest against tipping on Mitcham Common
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||c.June 1954|
|Copyright 1||Mitcham News and Mercury|
|Notes / History||During the 1950's and'60's a long, protracted battle was waged between local residents and the authories governing the use of the Common. This followed the decision to allocate part of the land as a waste dump for Mitcham and Croydon.
After heated debate, fresh consignments of rubbish were eventually taken elsewhere and the affected parts of the Common were