Exterior, Wimbledon Station

Exterior, Wimbledon Station

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1912
Area Wimbledon
Copyright 1 Wimbledon Library
Picture Reference Wim_​27_​6-19
Original Format Photo
Notes / History The Wimbledon to Croydon rail line opened in 1855 and had a dramatic impact on the locality. The area at the base of Wimbledon Hill developed rapidly, with new streets, houses and shops built to meet the needs of a growing population. Local people were able to commute between London and Surrey with relative ease.

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