Welcome to the Mitcham Common website

Lying in South London straddling the boundaries of the boroughs of Merton, Croydon and Sutton, Mitcham Common is a 182 hectare (460 acres) site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation. The Common is also part of the Wandle Valley Country Park.

Funfair on the Common


Friday 24th October - Sunday 2nd November

Fireworks display on Saturday 25th October

New Book


Copies of the book are available from the Ecology Centre price £5.00 + £1.25 p&p

Phone: 020 8288 0453


The Mill House Ecology Centre car park is now open seven days a week from 8.00am until late evening

Events on Mitcham Common

Summer walk

Mitcham Common Health Walk: Every Thursday meet Mitcham Junction at 11am for 45 minute walk. Leaders: Cathy/Liz.

Plants and Animals


See our gallery



The Common is regulated and administered by the Mitcham Common Conservators. The London Borough of Merton act as the Conservators' Agent.