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End of the line: The history of Morden

The suburban town at the end of the Northern line is situated eight miles south west of central London. Credit: ITV London

Ahead of planned proposals to modernise Morden, ITV London has visited the suburban town which lies eight miles south west of central London, and at the very end of the Northern Line.

Two buildings dominate Morden's suburban skyline- Crown house and the much newer Baitul Futuh Mosque.

The Baitul Futuh Mosque was built in 2003 and is the largest mosque in western Europe. Credit: ITV London

The Baitul Futah, which was built in 2003, is the largest mosque in western Europe.

Every Friday 6,000 Muslims pray there while the service is broadcast around the world.

Away from the hussle and bussle of the town centre, the 125-acre Morden Hall Park is an "oasis of calm".

The park, which was donated by a philanthropist in the 1940s, is free to visit.

Away from the hussle and bussle of the town centre, the 125-acre Morden Hall Park is an Credit: ITV London

A schoolchild who lives in Morden said "there's lots of things to do" in the area, including visiting the library, the park, the swimming pool and the sweet shop.

ITV London Reporter, Martin Stew, visited the suburban town:

"The town could do with some updating but it's handy for getting into town with the tube station so its not all bad," one resident said.

Designs for the future Morden are currently in pipeline to make sure the town at the end of the Northern line is not being left behind.