Latest issues concerning the Putney Society

Mayor officially introduces Putney High Street Low Emissions Bus Zone (LEBZ)

Posted on: Mar 10, 2017

On 9th March the Mayor launched first of a series of ‘Low Emission Bus Zones’ (LEBZ) on Putney High Street.

These zones will prioritise putting the greenest buses on the most polluted routes, and form a part of the Mayor’s wide-ranging plans to tackle the capital’s toxic air. 

Over the last few weeks buses that meet the toughest emission standards have been introduced o…

TfL Consultation on changes to the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

Posted on: Mar 10, 2017

TfL will be undertaking further statutory consultation later this year on proposals to change the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to further improve air quality.   This will include bringing forward the introduction of ULEZ in Central London to 2019 and widening the zone to include more of London.   TfL will email respondents at the start of consul…

TfL Emissions Surcharge to take effect in October

Posted on: Mar 07, 2017

From 23 October 2017, cars, vans, minibuses and heavy vehicles driving in Central London that do not meet the emissions standards will be required to pay a £10 daily charge in addition to the Congestion Charge.

The Emissions Surcharge, also known as the T-Charge) will mostly affect vehicles registered in 2005 and older; you can check if your vehicle will be required to…

Richmond & Wandsworth Councils' Shared Staffing Agreement - Members Meeting Presentation

Posted on: Jan 24, 2017

The subject of the well attended January Members' Meeting, held 23rd Jan, was the Richmond and Wandsworth Councils' Shared Staffing Arrangement (SSA).   Wandsworth Councillor Peter Carpenter and Peter Chadwick (Director of Environmenal and Community Services) gave a comprehensive presentation explaining how the SSA has come about and how it is structured.<…

Wanted! Editor, Putney Society Bulletin

Posted on: Jan 18, 2017

This is a great opportunity to contribute to the work of the Putney Society

The Editor needs:

Some computer skills

An enjoyment of writing

About twelve hours a month

Suitable software will be provided as required.

For further infromation please contact Carolyn McMillan, Secret…