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.

London in Bloom Award

Mayor of Merton Councillor Agatha Akyigyina presents Mr Douglas Mobsby Vice Chair of Conservators with award

Mitcham Common awarded silver gilt in the 2014 London in Bloom 'Best Common' category.

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.