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Tower Accessibility


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 you have any other questions regarding accessibility or access please phone in advance.


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.



Subject to confirmation from the Committee, During 2020 the Water Tower will be open on Sunday Afternoons from 19th April from 2.30pm to 5pm until 27th September.


Admission: Adults £2, Children free


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

each month from May to September. First Opening date to be confirmed.


Admission to the Hermitage (guided tour) is Adults £1, Children go free


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

Information on any work which might be in progress will be posted on our homepage and Facebook.

Travel Options


By Foot

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


By Bus

127, 157 to Carshalton Ponds                                407 to Pound Street

X26 Carshalton High Street                                   154 to Windsor Castle

S3 to Carshalton Station (No Sunday Service)      151 to Wrythe Green


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 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.