Latest issues concerning the Putney Society

Air Pollution in Putney - 'Green' Bus Zone

Posted on: Sep 29, 2016

Here are the Mayor’s answers to two questions that Leonie Cooper AM, Chair of the environmental Committee, GLA asked about the new 'green' bus zone around Putney High Street:

 Air Pollution in Putney  - Question No: 2016/3329

Leonie Cooper

I welcome your announcement on making Putney High Street a new 'green' bus zone. What anti…

The Wimbledon & Putney Common

Posted on: Sep 29, 2016

Charity Commission Statutory Inquiry

Many members will have seen the news that the Charity Commission (CC) has opened a Statutory Inquiry into the Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators, who act as and are regulated as charity trustees. Governance shortcomings had been identified in a report that the previous Board of Conservators commissioned in October 2014.  Now, the CC states …

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

 Introduction of pedestrian and cycle crossings on the Rocks Lane / Mill Hill Road. There are currently no crossings on any of the four arms of…

Putney Station - Schedule of works

Posted on: Jul 19, 2016

The Society's Transport Panel has been monitoring the progress made by Network Rail who have revised their refurbishment timeline

Further work has been carried out to clean the section of the façade above the station entrance. Howeve…

New Catalpas for old

Posted on: Jul 01, 2016

The Socety has paid for the supply and planting of two new Catalpa bignonioides trees in Wandsworth Park. They have been planted in the formal beds at the south-eastern corner of the park where two earlier trees had reached the end of their lifeplan. The trees were planted last month with the help of Councillor Jim Madden, Pat Cross the Chair of the new Friends of Wandsworth Park, and John Horr…