Commuters Hit By Snow Delays

Civic Centre closed by heating problems

The latest fall of snow to hit Britain has affected many commuters from Wimbledon on Monday (December 20) as South West Trains ran a special timetable.

The weather meant cancellations and an amended service ran over the weekend. To see the details of the special timetable for Monday, click here.

Forecasters are predicting temperatures in Wimbledon will be down to -2 deg c on Monday and Tuesday.

The Met Office has also issued an alert for heavy snow and icy roads across London and the South East until Monday. The snow was sticking on the roads in Wimbledon on Friday (the pictures below were taken on Friday afternoon).

The Civic Centre's main building in Morden closed at 12 noon on Monday because of a fault in the heating system, which should be fixed by Tuesday.

Hollymount Primary School in Cambridge Road, Wimbledon, will be closed on Tuesday because of frozen pipes.

AFC Wimbledon's home match against Wrexham was postponed on Saturday morning following a pitch inspection. Meanwhile, their rescheduled game against Luton Town in the Blue Square Bet Premier has now been put back one day to Wednesday 12 January and will be shown live on Premier Sports.

For the effect on services provided by Merton Borough Council, see this page.


December 20, 2010