News

Sep 3, 2018

London Open House

Open House London returns on 22nd and 23rd September 2018. Then we’ll be opening the Chapter House on Sundays onwards from 11 am – 4 pm until the end of October in the first instance.

December 3, 2017

Building Work Commences

Our building work has now commenced and will continue until mid-2018. Details of Phase 1 of the new development, fully funded, can seen in the design and access statement here. Phase 2, which will follow in 2017-18 subject to funding, involves recreating a medicinal garden on the site of Merton’s Infirmary Garden, one of the first two recorded […]

Sep 1, 2017

Chapter House Works

Planning permission has been granted for the Chapter house works which are due to start on site in November 2017. The development will replace the existing brick wall at the south of the enclosure with a new glass wall as part of a programme of general improvements to make the Chapter House more visible and […]

Jun 19, 2017

HLF Funding Secures Chapter House Go-ahead

On 19 June 2013 the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) confirmed almost £2million of funding to revitalize the natural and historic features of the River Wandle. The river runs through 12 sites of Nature Conservation Interest but there is also rich cultural,religious and industrial heritage including the sites of Merton Priory, a number of former mills, […]

Jan 12, 2017

Plans For Chapter House Are Out For Consultation

The first phase will replace the southern wall of the chapter house enclosure with a new glazed wall and provide WC, kitchen and dedicated storage for the centre. It will be part funded by the HLF Living Wandle project and part by Section 106 monies held by LB Merton for the purpose. Work is due […]

Apr 3, 2014

Rivers and Relics Exhibition

3 – 4 May and 10-11 May 2014 at the Chapter House

Feb 3, 2014

Opening times in 2014

Opening times in 2014 are as follows. All 10 am to 5pm Colliers Wood Arts Festival               26-27 April 2014 River and Relics – Art Exhibition     3-4, 10-11 May Open weekend                                    7-8 June William Morris Weekend                  28-29 June Archaeology Weekend                       26-27 July London Open House                           20-21 September 2014

Jul 3, 2013

HLF Funding secures Chapter House phase 1 go-ahead

HLF Funding secures Chapter House phase 1 go-ahead. On 19 June 2013 the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) confirmed almost £2million of funding to revitalize the natural and historic features of the River Wandle. The river runs through 12 sites of Nature Conservation Interest but there is also rich cultural, religious and industrial heritage including the […]

December 3, 2012

Plans for the Chapter House phase 1 project

Plans for the Chapter House phase 1 project are out for consultation details here. The first phase will replace the southern wall of the chapter house enclosure with a new glazed wall and provide WC, kitchen and dedicated storage for the centre. It will be part funded by the HLF Living Wandle project and part by […]

Sep 13, 2012

Merton Priory Latest Plans

13 September 2012 – Merton Priory Latest Plans. The aim of the Merton Priory project is ‘to establish and maintain in perpetuity an education centre on the site of the Chapter House of Merton Priory.’ A long term view. Several aspects to this: – physical building and remains – friends of the Priory and community engagement […]

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