Sheen Lane, Mortlake, London SW14 8LN
Local Activities & Community Groups
- Sir Robert Watson-Watt Blue Plaque – widely known as the ‘father of radar’, he led a team of researchers in the 1930s to develop the aircraft detection technology that would later prove crucial to the Allied victory in the Battle of Britain. He lived here from the late 1930s until the late 1940s.
- Sir Richard Burton’s Tent Tomb – “I stumbled upon the tomb whilst passing, you should too. An incredible tomb located in a small urban graveyard. Definitely worth the trip… oh and don’t miss climbing the short ladder to the rear for a peek inside, fascinating.” (Google Maps Review)