Mizen Bros. Nursery

Between the mid 1860s and the 1960s the Mizen family’s Elm Nursery supplied a range of produce for the London market, from pot plants to watercress.

Goods were transported to stalls in Covent Garden from Mitcham Junction station.

During the First World War, the Mizens were reportedly sending watercress to Mesopotamia ( Iraq ) to prevent the British troops stationed there from developing scurvy.