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Welcome to The Putney Society
The Putney Society is concerned with all aspects of the community which contribute to the quality of our local life.
These include the built environment and open spaces such as parks and commons; transport and community services. The Society has played a key role in the enhancement and protection of these vital facilities in Putney and Roehampton since its inception.
Members receive a monthly Bulletin either by email or in a printed version which gives all the latest news and photographs relating to the Society's work and issues and much more besides. The Society's Buildings, Open Spaces, Community and Transport Panels meet regularly to review what is going on in Putney.
If you are not already a member we hope that you will join the Society to help us continue to provide an effective voice in the community.
RECENT NEWS & FORTHCOMING EVENTS
See panel on the right for links to further information
The Future of Wandsworth Park
We held a Members' Meeting on the 25th of June at which John Horrocks, Convenor of the Open Spaces Panel presented a report reviewing the future of the Park. Other presenters included Frances Radcliffe, Chair of the Friends of Battersea Park and Gerry Birtles, the Wandsworth Borough Council Parks Officer. See the report 'Wandsworth Park - Enhancing its Future'.
Putney Bridge Now closed from 14 July until October
Repairs to Putney Bridge, which are urgently needed to safeguard the future of this vital river crossing, mean it has been closed to all vehicle traffic. While the works are ongoing pedestrians will still be able to cross the bridge, as will cyclists - although they will need to dismount.
Pollution: Submission to HofC Environmental Audit Committee
The Putney Society has recently submitted evidence to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee on its air quality campaign in Putney. This submission summarises the action steps we have proposed in discussions with the Council as well as the action we believe is also necessary by the Mayor of London and central government if we are to bring about the lasting improvements we believe are essential for the wellbeing of pedestrians and shoppers in the High Street as well as local residents. For more informatin and background see 'Issues' in righthand panel.