The former gate house to Esher Place now makes a pair of stunning properties, a real showcase of the quality of architecture and heritage still remaking today in Lower Green.
In the OS Middlesex map published in 1872 you can clearly see Lower Green and the prominence the local area commanded. The following is all visible and testament to the thriving nature of the community; Mill Cottages, Papermills road, Boat House, City Post, Wosley Grange, Wells, Old Paper Mills, The Grove, Pound Farm and theContinue reading “Middlesex XXV Map of 1872 With Lower Green Esher”
The following is a list of local representatives who should be able to help, should you have any local concerns. Member of Parliament Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA Tel: 020 7219 7069 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Elmbridge Councillors Richard Williams Email: email@example.com Party: Esher Residents’ Association Simon J. Waugh Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgContinue reading “Local Representatives for Lower Green Esher”
This map produced in 1923 shows the full extent of Lower Green, it can clearly be seen that More Lane was previously known as Lower Green Lane. Development was sparse with Mill Lane, an un identified road (Farm Road), Lower Green Road and Douglas Road. Douglas Road was short and not yet connected to theContinue reading “1923 Map of Lower Green Esher”
A famous and listed milestone erected in 1767 outside the Orleans Arms, now Café Rouge. http://www.moleseyhistory.co.uk/books/surrey/industrialHistory/index.html#Fig7
Edward McKnight Kauffer produced this striking purple and green painting for Transport for London in 1916, and it is preserved in the TFL archive. The painting was modified into print for the No 178 Surrey Heaths advertisement. https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/collections/collections-online/posters/item/1983-4-757 https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/collections/collections-online/artwork/item/2000-10079
In this early map of the area, it appears possible that Mill Road may be visible in the far right.
In 1908 Burns and Co situated in the Royal Mills set ablaze. In this postcard you can see the beautiful structure, which was unfortunately never rebuilt.
A compact green enclosed by grand trees leading to a popular train line underpass, frequented by many Lower Green commuters.
Situated opposite Cobb Green along Lower Green Road lies one of London’s Coal Tax Posts, this hidden treasure is visible from the green all year round. More information can be found on Coal Taxposts on a handy PDF produced by Elmbridge Council and a publication from The Mile Stone Society.