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Public Opening Times for the Water Tower


Visit Carshalton Water Tower to see for yourself this impressive building with the 18th century sunken bath, the remains of the restored water wheel and the view from the roof looking out over the grounds of Carshalton House and the surrounding area.



During 2016 the Water Tower will be open on Sunday Afternoons from 12th April from 2.30pm to 5pm


Admission: Adults £2, Children free


In addition to the Tower, The Hermitage is open on the first and third Sunday of

each month from April 19th to September.


Admission to the Hermitage is Adults £1, Children go free


Please note; maintenance / restoration works may sometimes limit public access.

Please see news for further information on any work which might be in progress.

Where we are & how to get there


The Water Tower is located in Carshalton, Surrey, UK, within the Grounds of Carshalton House which is part of St Philomena's School.


Your Travel Options are:-



By Foot

The entrance to the Water Tower is via a gate along West Street and opposite Festival Walk as indicated on the map.


By Train

The closest station is Carshalton and is only 5 minutes away. Trains regularly run from various mainline stations including Victoria, Clapham Junction, Sutton, Wimbledon, Epsom and Dorking.


By Bus 

127, 157 to Carshalton Ponds

407 to Pound Street

X26 Carshalton High Street

154 to Windsor Castle


By London Underground

The closest tube station is Morden on the Northern Line, then by 157 Bus from outside the station.


By Tram

The closest tram stop is Mitcham Junction, then by 127 Bus from outside the station/tram stop.


By Car 

The Water Tower is located off of Pound Street, part of the A232 between Sutton and Croydon. There are no parking facilities at the tower, but there are public Car Parks in Carshalton Village as indicated on the map.

Wheelchair Access


If you require wheelchair access please contact the Friend's secretary, Mrs Julia Gertz, at least one day before your proposed visit as it will be necessary to access the site by an alternative route than West Street.


Once in the grounds there is a ramp into the Water Tower via the Saloon. There is a toilet in the Water Tower that is suitable for wheelchair users.

If the Public Opening times are not convenient, why not arrange a private tour.


Please see the Tours section for more information

Click the map for Google Map and Directions

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© Carshalton Water Tower and Historic Garden Trust 2013