July 2006. News update. Merton is in the process of taking possession of the site from the developers, and the Merton Priory Trust will then have a long lease of the site under the freehold ownership of LB Merton. The conservation management plan has been issued and is still open for consultation, see http://www.mertonpriory.org/pages/papers/consplan/ and will […]
May 2006. Barry Stow completes the draft Conservation Management Plan. This is now out to consultation until 14 July 2006. For the plan click here.
3 December 2005: A Priory Revealed by Lionel Green. The first major book in a hundred years on the Priory was published with the help of Merton Priory Trust. Price: £7.50 from the Merton Historical Society, tel 020 8540 6656 , and at the Wimbledon Museum, 22 Ridgway London SW19, 020 8296 9914.
December 2005. Works begin on the conservation of a section of the Priory wall in Station Road.
October 2005. Barry Stow, with Russ Canning and Fred Aldsworth are commissioned to carry out the Conservation Management Plan for Merton Priory.
Saturday 17 September 2005 and Sunday 18 September 2005 – the Chapter House (map) will be open as part of of London Open House from 10 am to 5pm, A new edition of the Museum of London Archaeology Service booklet Merton Priory is now available. For more details click here.
Sunday 12 June 2005. 10.00am to 5.00pm Wandle Valley Festival – Merton Priory is a key site in this festival including arts health and history See wandlevalleyfestival.org.uk. There will be Children’s archaeology ‘digs’ and exhibition by staff from Museum of London and ‘Discovering Archaeology’. You can also have a go at traditional fabric hand block printing in the Chapter […]
31 May 2005. At Merton council’s request we are progressing the project as part of a borough wide museums and heritage plan, being carried out with the National Trust at Merton Hall, Groundwork Merton, SEA/Renue and others, to create a ribbon of museums/open spaces along this stretch of the Wandle, celebrating its industrial and sustainable-husbandry […]
1 May 2005 at 3pm an ecumenical service of Nones was held at the Chapter House, St. Mary’s Priory. This was the eighth annual service in recent times celebrating the opening on the 3rd May 1117 of Merton Priory, a place of learning and practical Christianity for over 400 years.
12-13 June 2004 Wandle Valley Festival – Merton Priory See wandlevalleyfestival.org.uk. . May 2004 Merton Priory Newsletter is available here
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