Protest against tipping on Mitcham Common

Protest against tipping on Mitcham Common

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.June 1954
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 Mitcham News and Mercury
Picture Reference Mit_​Parks_​Open_​Spaces_​1-24
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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

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