Putney Society Issues Archive

Keep fit "scrub bashing"

Posted on: Dec 06, 2017

Buidling on the success of 2017, Saturday morning volunteering sessions on Wimbledon Common & Putney Heath will continue through 2018. 

If you would like to become involved with the Saturday morning volunteer group, they meet at the bicycle racks near the Windmill car park at 10:30 am and work finishes around 12:30 pm.   The work involves maintaining the character of …

Putney Remembers The Men of the First World War - St Mary's Roll of Honour

Posted on: Dec 03, 2017

A new book, "Putney Remembers The Men of the First World War", by Maggie Jones, Sue Rolfe, Michael Bull and Dorian Gerhold has been co-published by Wandsworth Historical Society and The Putney Society. 

It is a fascinating glimpse into the world of the over 350 men from Putney who served in World War I and are remembered on the Roll of Honour in St Mary's Church; w…

Positively Putney - Supporting our local town centre

Posted on: Dec 01, 2017

Local high streets face many challenges as we change the way in which we shop - across the country 14 shops are closing every day.   The local Business Improvement District, Positively Putney, has been launched with a mission to make Putney town centre a vibrant and attractive place to work, live and visit,

They have created plenty of rea…

Putney Constituency - Proposed Boundary Commission Changes.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2017

The latest proposals by the Boundary Commission include major changes to the Putney Parliamentary Constituency.  

Roehampton and Putney Heath are transferred to the new Wimbledon Constituency.  This includes the Roehampton University campus.  The current Putney Constituency would then be extended eastwards, almost to Clapham Junction, and south down Garrett Lane towa…

Thames Towpath Works - Beverley Brook to the Wetlands Centre

Posted on: Oct 20, 2017

The Port of London will be working on the Thames Towpath west of Putney Embankment along the area where trees were previously removed.   Work on the overall site, which extends from the Beverley Brook to the footpath leading to the Barn Elms Wetlands Centre, is split into two phases.

 - Phase One will be to the upstream section of the site (from Barn Elms boathouse to the…