Wimbledon and Merton Publications

- pubs, history, secrets, ghosts, tennis, local walks -

Welcome to Enigma publishing.

We specialise in publishing local books about Wimbledon and the surrounding area.
Our titles include the following:

Pubs of Wimbledon Village (Past & Present) by Clive Whichelow (£3.95)

The fascinating stories behind some of south London's best-loved pubs, and several old inns which have now disappeared. Illustrated.

Pubs of Merton (Past & Present) by Clive Whichelow (£3.95)

The fascinating stories behind the pubs in the old parish of Merton, several of which have now disappeared. Illustrated.

Local Highwaymen by Clive Whichelow (£3.25)

Colourful tales of the highwaymen who haunted the roads around Wimbledon, Putney, Wandsworth and nearby. Illustrated.

The Local Mystery of Robin Hood by Clive Whichelow (£2.95)

Why are so many places in Wimbledon, Richmond Park and Putney Vale named after the famous outlaw? The mystery is finally solved! Illustrated.

To order any of the above please send payment (including 75p p&p per book) to:
Enigma Publishing, 4 Charnwood Avenue, London SW19 3EJ.

(Please note that this is a mailing address only – no callers please)

Enigma Publishing
Enigma Publishing


We occasionally organise the following local walks:

  • Mysterious Wimbledon
  • Pubs of Wimbledon Village
  • Pubs of Merton
  • Wimbledon Common
  • Wimbledon Village Heritage walk

If you would like details on upcoming walks please send an e-mail to: walks@enigmapublishing.co.uk

We can organise walks for groups, clubs, societies etc. if sufficient numbers can be arranged
The Nelson Arms Pub, Merton Wimbledon Theatre Wimbledon Tennis Courts The Rose and Crown Pub, Wimbledon