Latest issues concerning the Putney Society

At tribute to Mr Benn. He goes walking!

Posted on: Aug 08, 2017

A cartoon character is to get real Putney pathway named after him.  

BBC cartoon character Mr Benn lived at 52 Festive Road.  This was based on riverside Festing Road,Putney, SW London where the cartoonist David McKee lived in the l970s.  He said,” I changed the name to Festive, I felt the real name sounded …

London Forum Summer Newsletter

Posted on: Jul 30, 2017

The London Forum of Amenity & Civic Societies represents the views and interests of amenity and civic societies in London and their members on issues that are important for the living and working environment of Londoners, particularly in the fields of Town Planning, Development Management, Heritage, Transport, Infrastructure, Waterways and Open Spaces.

Latest Report on the Thames Tunnel works

Posted on: Jul 20, 2017

The latest meeting of the Putney Embankment Foreshore and Barn Elms CLWG (Community Liasion Working Group) was held on 14 June 2017.

Please click here to see to the presentation…

Local knowledge wanted! How well do you know Putney & Roehampton?

Posted on: Jul 01, 2017

As you may know a National List of England's special places, which range from buildings to postboxes, is maintained by Historic Enland.   The purpose is to record and describe places which are an important part of our National heritage and the List currently includes many buildings and structures in Putney & Roehampton.  You can see four examples in …

Mrs Beryl Jeffrey

Posted on: Jun 27, 2017

We are very sad to report the death of the Society's President, Mrs Beryl Jeffery. 

Beryl's professional career was as an architect working for one of London's larger architectural practices.

Beryl was Chairman of the Society from 1985 to 1989.  She went on to be elected as a West Hill ward councillor and was Mayor of Wandsworth in 1994-95.

As Chairman of the Society, …