Putney Society Issues Archive

Air quality in Putney

Posted on: May 27, 2016

Earlier this year volunteers from the Society carried out a snap shot survey of the air quality across nearly 30 locations in Putney. The results have now been analysed and validated by London Sustainability Exchange.

We all know air pollution is a serious problem in Putney. We had the ignominy of our High Street becoming the first area of London to breach annual EU nitrogen dioxide (…

What can be done to improve recycling in Wandsworth?

Posted on: Aug 31, 2015

In 2013/14 Wandsworth had the third lowest rate of recycling waste in Greater London; the recycling rate dropped from 23.45% to 20.44% in comparison with the previous year.

Nationwide recycling rates seem to have plateaued and there is now little hope that England will meet the EU Waste Framework Target of 50% by 2020.  The overall recycling…

Building Developments and Major Planning Applications. Qtr 1 2015

Posted on: Feb 25, 2015

Building Issues Update


The overdevelopment of Putney continues apace. Forty plus metre skyscrapers of 11, 12 and 13 storeys, inconsistent with a low rise green and leafy suburb, are built or under constructi…

Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators' Election 2015

Posted on: Dec 17, 2014

There are 17 candidates for the five places to become a "Conservator" (Trustee) of the Wimbledon and Putney Common Conservators. The statements issued by them can be found by clicking here.


The following informatio…

Heathrow vs. Gatwick

Posted on: Nov 20, 2014

The Putney Society have responded to the proposals before the Airports Commission in a letter dated 31 January 2015. To view the letter click here.