Putney Society Issues Archive

Putney Station Development

Posted on: Sep 04, 2016

To no great surprise work to complete the power supply into the station has missed yet another deadline. Network Rail/SWT were due to complete works initially by the end of June and then by mid-August. This deadline has in turn also been missed. No new date has yet been proposed but it’s likely to be early autumn or later making it two years since the work on …

Barnes Common - Proposed Road Improvement

Posted on: Sep 04, 2016

Richmond Council is consulting on road improvements on Barnes Common at Rocks Lane and Mill Hill Road. Its proposals are broadly as follows:

Widening of the Rocks Lane / Mill Hill Road Junction to allow dedicated right turn lanes

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The Wimbledon & Putney Common Conservators

Posted on: Jul 04, 2016

The Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators held their Annual Open Meeting on Wednesday June 22 at St Margaret's Church on Putney Park Lane.  About eighty attended and the Conservators were privileged to welcome the Mayors of the London Boroughs of Merton and Wandsworth.

There were presentations by the Chairman and by the Chief Executive neither of which contained anything out of the…

Building Panel - Gwendolen Ave & Roehampton University

Posted on: Jun 15, 2016

The Building Panel recently sent letters to the Council regarding two local developments. 

The letter for the Gwendolen Avenue development is the latest in a long running story.  Parkst…

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 (…