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City river reads: Peter Simple walks the Wandle

Sometime during the winter of 1969-70, the Telegraph’s columnist ‘Peter Simple’ walked the length of south London’s River Wandle and recorded his experience in the paper’s Way of the World column. At that time, the Wandle was enduring some of its darkest days, officially classified as an open sewer.  But unlike so many of Peter Simple’s […]