Putney Society Issues Archive

Putney Society calls for volunteers to help us conduct a survey of NO2 levels in Central Putney

Posted on: Jan 14, 2016

Putney Society launches a 'citizen Science' project to measure atmospheric pollution in Putney - can you help?

Following concerns about atmospheric pollution in Putney and with support from the social enterprise Mapp…

PUTNEY PROMOTIONS - A new discount scheme for Putney Society Members

Posted on: Dec 21, 2015

We are very excited about our latest project to launch a discount scheme for Putney Society members and hope you will be too.

To encourage more people to 'shop local', we are signing up as many local shops and businesses as we can to our Putney Shopper's Discount scheme. Participating businesses will have a sticker with our well known swan logo in the…

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…


Posted on: Jul 06, 2015


The Putney Society has continued to consider the issue of excessive levels of air pollution in Putney High Street and especially the levels of Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) which seem only to fall below EU limits when traffic is minimised, such as when Putney Bridge was closed last yea…

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…