Mitcham forms a large and important part of the Borough with a variety of business and industrial estates scattered across it.
Located in the east of the borough, records of the area go back as far as the Doomsday Book. During Elizabethan times, Mitcham became gentrified, due to the abundance of lavender fields.
Mitcham has several diverse claims to fame. In 1803 the Surrey Iron Railway was built along the banks of the Wandle. It was the world’s first public railway, and whilst the iron railway went out of business in the 1840’s the route is now used by the Croydon Tramlink.
It also claims to have the world’s oldest Cricket ground in continual use, as well as the world’s oldest club; Mitcham Cricket Club. Plus there are also claims to that it has oldest fair in England, having been granted a charter by Queen Elizabeth I (which is unproven!).
At the heart of the town centre is the recently refurbished clock tower on the Fair Green, which was originally opened in 1898 to mark Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee.
Mitcham forms a large and important part of the Borough with a variety of business and industrial estates scattered across it. This variety offers business and office space amongst some of London’s greenest areas, but with a strong business community ethic.
Member Businesses in the Area
The Generator Business Centre
This Mitcham-based centre is a dynamic business environment with over 20 business tenants, employing some 150 people offering a micro environment for B2B services and networking opportunities.
The types of businesses found here include professional services, non-profit organisations, community and care, B2B services and light industrials.
In addition to their bright and airy offices to let, they offer virtual office services to suit your individual needs should you not be quite ready for an office.