Latest issues concerning the Putney Society

Thames Towpath Works - Beverley Brook to the Wetlands Centre

Posted on: Oct 20, 2017

The Port of London will be working on the Thames Towpath west of Putney Embankment along the area where trees were previously removed.   Work on the overall site, which extends from the Beverley Brook to the footpath leading to the Barn Elms Wetlands Centre, is split into two phases.

 - Phase One will be to the upstream section of the site (from Barn Elms boathouse to the…

Bee Friendly Flowers

Posted on: Oct 04, 2017

At the Members Meeting held September 25th 2017, entitled "Community Gardens, Community Orchards .... and Bees",  Dr Luke Dixon from The Bee Friendly Trust spoke about the work of the Trust and described how to encourage bees into your garden or allotment.

The poster guide he displayed at the meeting is now available by clicking here:  Read more

Jim Maddan OBE

Posted on: Sep 28, 2017

It is with great sadness that we report that Cllr Jim Maddan passed away on 13th September.   

Jim had represented Thamesfield Ward since 2002 and for 30 years prior to that served as a police officer, rising to the rank of Inspector.  He spent several years in charge of day-to-day policing in Putney and Roehampton. 

At the time of his death Jim was serving a…

Our Members are our strength - help us to keep it that way.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2017

We are asking all Members to help ensure that the Society continues to be a strong voice in Putney & Roehampton.  We want to keep working to promote:

High standards of planning & architecture and good future develpment.

The preservation and improvement of public amenities; buildings / open spaces / transport&nb…

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 …