Earlsfield info

Information about Earlsfield and surrounds

Photo from Herry Lawford on Flickr


Where is Earlsfield?

Earlsfield is a suburb in southwest London in the borough of Wandsworth. This site focuses mainly on the area around Garratt Lane, SW18.

Read more about Earlsfield on Wikipedia.



Earlsfield history

  • Did you know that Wandsworth Common used to house the world's largest refracting telescope? That Earlsfield had one of the first cinemas in London? Or that it used to be surrounded by pig farms? See photos of all these and more at Tara Arts' fantastic Earlsfield gallery.
  • The Summerstown182 project does regular guided historical walks in the Earlsfield area. The next one, including a stretch of the Wandle is on Saturday 23rd January, meeting 2pm outside St Mary's Church on Keble Street. See https://summerstown182.wordpress.com/guided-walk/ for more details.
  • Read an eyewitness account of Earlsfield in the Second World War.
  • Explore records for St Andrew church at the National Archives.
  • A detailed historical walk along the River Wandle by the Edith's Streets blog.


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