Super Suburbia, a Wealth of Styles and Periods: Daytime Crawl of Cheam, Sutton, Carshalton and Wallington


Saturday 11 June 2011.

All welcome to join the crawl, whether a CAMRA member or not.

A text version of the crawl notes is here: Daytime Crawl of Cheam, Sutton, Carshaltom & Wallington

1. Railway

Arrive: 12.00 Noon.

Address: The Railway, 32 Station Way, Cheam, SM3 8SQ.

Real ales: Courage Best and Directors; Greene King Abbot and two guest beers are usually available here.

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Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and walk down Station Way to the crossroads. Cross over the High Street and walk up the Broadway to where it becomes Malden Road. Continue along Malden Road to

2. Prince of Wales

Arrive: 1.00 PM.

Address: The Prince of Wales, 28 Malden Road, Cheam, SM3 8QF.

Real ales: At the Prince of Wales Marstons EPA; Pilgrim Progress and Sharps Doom Bar are served.

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Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and retrace your steps to the junction with Park Road. Turn left into Park Road, walk along it and cross over to

3. Old Red Lion

Arrive: 2.30 PM.

Address: The Old Red Lion, 17 Park Road, Cheam, SM3 8QB.

Real ales: Fullers London Pride; Marstons Pedigree and Youngs Bitter are usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and retrace your steps to Malden Road. Turn left and walk down Malden Road to the bus stop (called Cheam Broadway). Catch a 151 or 213 bus to the stop called Cheam Road/Gander Green Lane (stop C). Alight from the bus, and cross over Gander Green Lane and Cheam Road. Turn left and walk down Cheam Road to stop E (also called Cheam Road/Gander Green Lane) and catch a 413 bus. The bus times are 07; 21; 36; 51 minutes past the hour. Alight from the bus at stop A (West Sutton Station) and walk to

4. Plough

Arrive: 3.45 PM.

Address: The Plough, 155 Gander Green Lane, West Sutton, SM1 2EZ.

Real ales: Youngs Bitter and Wells Bombardier are usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, cross over Gander Green Lane, turn right and walk to bus stop B (called West Sutton Station). Catch a 413 bus (the timings are 01; 15; 29; 44 minutes past the hour) to the stop called Sutton Civic Centre. Alight from the bus, turn right and cross over St Nicholas Way. Turn right and then left into Hill Road and continue along Hill Road to the junction with the High Street. Cross over the High Street and walk up Throwley Road to the junction with Throwley Way. Cross over Throwley Way into Manor Park. Walk towards the fountain, turn left at the fountain and proceed to wards the exit at Greyhound Road. Turn right into Greyhound Road and continue along it to the junction with Lind Road. Walk to

5. New Town

Arrive: 5.00 PM.

Address: The New Town, 7 Lind Road, Sutton, SM1 4PP.

Real ales: Youngs Bitter and Special are usually served here.

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Directions to next pub:
Turn right out of the pub and walk up Lind Road to the junction with Carshalton Road. Turn left, cross over Lind Road and walk up Carshalton Road to the bus stop called Lind Road. Catch a 407 bus (the times are 00; 16; 31; 46 minutes past the hour) to the stop called Carshalton High Street. Alight from the bus and walk to the nearest pedestrian crossing. Cross over Carshalton High Street, turn right and continue down Carshalton High Street and through the churchyard to

6. Greyhound Hotel

Arrive: 6.00 PM.

Address: The Greyhound, 2 High Street, Carshalton, SM5 3PE.

Real ales: Youngs Bitter and Special; Wells Bombardier and a seasonal ale are usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, retrace your steps to the bus stop and catch the 407 bus to the stop called Wallington Green. Alight from the bus, and cross over Croydon Road then Manor Road to

7. Duke's Head

Arrive: 6.45 PM.

Address: The Duke’s Head, 6 Manor Road, Wallington, SM6 0AA.

Real ales: Youngs Bitter and Special and a guest beer are usually served here.

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The Regional Inventory descriptions in these notes are extracts from a book published in July 2008 by CAMRA called London Heritage Pubs: An Inside Story. Historic Pub Interiors in the Capital by Geoff Brandwood and Jane Jephcote. The book has descriptions and photographs of all 156 pubs currently on the London Regional Inventory.