Magdalen Estate

 
 

Tube Station Closed near Magdalen Estate

A tube station local to the Magdalen Estate was evacuated last Friday, after fears that passengers were being exposed to harmful gasses leaking inside the tunnels and on the platforms. Tooting Broadway, which for many serves as a place to hop onto the Northern Line after taking a bus from Wandsworth, was closed at 1pm […]
 
 

Local Hero Rewarded for Bravery

A volunteer police officer who works in the South London area has been rewarded for his bravery in the face of adversity, after dealing with an aggressive tube passenger wielding an 8 inch knife, back in December last year. Arif Hamid, from Greenwich, was recognised for his dedication and for working beyond the call of […]
 
 

Locals Tread the Boards in Pantomime

Even with Christmas and New Year over and done with, and moods in and around The Magdalen Estate possibly feeling a bit low, there is no better way to pass the time than to get your family and friends involved in some theatre-going. This festive season, you don’t have to travel far afield to get […]
 
 

Roadworks around the Magdalen Estate to End

Since a water pipe burst on Wandsworth High Street on Tuesday of this week, owing to the recent cold conditions, there have been massive delays and build-ups of traffic on a busy stretch of the A3 in the westbound direction by Garratt Lane. Although Thames water made every effort to fix the problem as quickly […]
 
 

Dogs Rescued from the Magdalen Estate Area

As the residents of the Magdalen Estate and the surrounding areas see in the beginning of the New Year, for most it’s a time of hope, looking to the future, and planning for great adventures. For some, however, it’s a frightening time- it seems that baby animals that have been given as Christmas presents are […]
 
 

Local School builds Bridges to China

A group of students from Ernest Bevin College- just down the road from The Magdalen Estate– recently had the opportunity to travel across the world, and meet and greet pupils at their sister school in Tianjin, northern China. The trip, partly funded by the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms initiative, was proposed to help young people […]
 
 

Fancy a Different Panto this Year?

One of the things we love most about being locals of The Magdalen Estate is not only the variety of activities, clubs and events that take place in the area, but also the celebration of diversity that said events encourage- exactly how it should be in a city where hundreds of languages are spoken, and […]
 
 

Final move from old website to new-look

As we finally say farewell to our old (fairly useless) website we thought that we would post a permanent link so that those with little to do can mock our early efforts – MagdalenEstate.co.uk.
 
 
 
 

Movember hits Magdalen Estate

Students and staff at a local school have joined forces to help raise awareness of and funds for prostate cancer research…by growing some spectacular facial hair. The Movember movement, participants of which vowed not to shave for the entirety of the month of November, has  become something of a phenomenon in 2010, and none have […]