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Wandsworth Heritage Festival

Wandsworth Heritage Festival

The Wandsworth heritage festival was established in 2010 to bring together organisations with an interest in history, natural heritage and built environment of Wandsworth. The process of organising events for the 2014 Wandsworth Heritage Festival is in full swing. This year the festival will take place Saturday 24th May – Sunday 8th June. Heritage Wandsworth […]
 
 
Magdalen Estate Crime

Magdalen Estate Crime

An important release from Wandsworth Council below on a new scam being used to target houses in the Magdalen Estate. The council’s crime prevention team is warning residents of a sophisticated new scam being used by burglars to target homes in the borough. There are growing concerns that burglars are using accomplices to identify vulnerable […]
 
 
The Beeches Magdalen Estate

The Beeches, Magdalen Estate, 1874

We had an email through with an extract from the diary of a great great grandmother from 1869. The gentleman who sent it through was asking for more information on what property was mentioned in the extract which in 1869 was one of the first houses in the area. There was also the image shown […]
 
 
try penning your own ode to the Magdalen Estate

An Ode to the Magdalen Estate

This week we, the Magdalen Estate team, have been getting in touch with our creative side, and exploring different ways of expressing our love and appreciation for such a fantastic place. As part of this exercise, we came up with something of a masterpiece- an acrostic poem/series of statements all about our favourite area. We’re […]
 
 
recycling is simple on the Magdalen Estate

Recycling around the Magdalen Estate

In an age where being kind to the environment and everyone playing their part in promoting and adhering to ‘green’ behaviour is essential, even the things that seem insignificant can play major parts in helping or damaging the planets. In Wandsworth, the borough in which the Magdalen Estate is situated, recycling is well organised and […]
 
 

Entertaining around Magdalen Estate

For many individuals and couples living in and around Magdalen Estate, entertaining guests is just a way of life, and something that is incorporated into their weekly routine, as they relish the chance to spend time with friends and family. If this sounds like you, we can recommend some great places to pick up fresh […]
 
 

Celebrity Spotting around Magdalen Estate

Being such an attractive and special part of London as the Magdalen Estate is, it seems only natural that people from the worlds of broadcasting, entertainment and even gourmet cooking have flocked to the residential areas directly adjacent to the Estate itself. On our frequent travels around Wandsworth Common, we’ve been lucky enough to spot […]
 
 

Health Advice for Teens in Wandsworth

For any parent of young adults, or for the teenagers themselves living in or around the Magdalen Estate area, taking the steps to make sure they look after themselves has been made even easier than it has ever been in the past. The one-stop shop service, now open on Lavender Hill, in association with TH@W […]
 
 

Finding a Nursery School around Magdalen Estate

One of the primary concerns for people with young families who are moving/have recently moved into the Magdalen Estate area, can be finding a good nursery school, where their child can settle quickly and easily. In this week’s blog, we suggest a few tried and tested goodies; they’re local, and it’s somewhere to start looking […]
 
 

Locals Clean up the Wandle

One of the joys of living in Wandsworth and around the Magdalen Estate area is knowing that on our doorstep is a host of wildlife, and a wonderful river that provides homes for water life and boasts lush vegetation. In recent months, however, the increase in the amount of rubbish dumped in the Wandle has […]