Merton to mark Commonwealth Day

Merton Council is all set to hold a flag raising ceremony to commemorate Commonwealth Day at 10am on 12 March 2018.

Mayor of Merton, Councillor Marsie Skeete said: “Commonwealth Day is a chance for the community to come together to celebrate the diversity and appreciate the values of the union.”

The raising of the Commonwealth flag on 12 March is just the start of the celebrations taking place across the borough. Merton will also be part of the Commonwealth Big Lunch on Sunday 15 April at Mitcham and Tooting Hub between 2.30 and 5pm. If you would like to be part of this event, tickets are £15 and can be booked through the Mayor’s Office on 020 8545 3517 or email