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DAYTIME SOUNDMAP RECORDINGS

Sound recordings featuring Mitcham, Collier's Wood and Streatham Vale

The Wandle Colliers Wood. Location: By the Wandle outside Sainsburys, Colliers Wood. Description: Traffic and a siren on Merton High Street, trickling of the Wandle close by, voices, constant hum of fixed machinery by the supermarket. Duration: 1:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 21 May 2011. Time of day: 12.30pm.

Watermill at Merton Abbey Mills. Location: Merton Abbey Mills, off Merantun Way, Colliers Wood. Description: Loud noise from a watermill's paddles as they churn the river Wandle, faint voices in background. Duration: 1:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 21 May 2011. Time of day: 12.50pm.

The Wandle Ravensbury Park North. Location: Towards the north-west end of Ravesnbury Park, south London. Description: Sound of the wind in the trees, distant traffic, noise of a helicopter, calls of ducks, birdsong. Duration: 1:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 21 May 2011. Time of day: 3pm.

The Wandle Ravensbury Park South. Location: By the Wandle at the south-east end of Ravensbury Park, south London. Description: Loud rushing of water as the Wandle cascades over a short drop, faint birdsong in background. Duration: 1:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 21 May 2011. Time of day: 3.15pm.

The Wandle at Bennetts Hole. Location: By the Wandle opposite the Bennett's Hole nature reserve, near St Helier. Description: Birdsong, children's voices in the distance, faint constant traffic, the breeze stirs foliage nearby. Duration: 1:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 21 May 2011. Time of day: 3.45pm.

Wandle Meadow Nature Park. Location: By the river in the Wandle Meadow Nature Park, Colliers Wood, south London. Description: Birdsong, distant traffic, faint voices of fisherman upstream of the recording point. Duration: 1:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 19 May 2011. Time of day: 6.40pm.

TQ 2835 6930. Location: OS reference TQ 2835 6930. Middle of small allotment space bordered by Earlsfield Road. Description: Sounds of heavy, slow-moving traffic from Eastfield Road, about 30 yards away. Duration: 1:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 28 February 2009. Time of day: 1.45pm.

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