Latest issues concerning the Putney Society

The Wimbledon & Putney Common Conservators

Posted on: Jun 30, 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…

What can be done to improve recycling in Wandsworth?

Posted on: Aug 31, 2015

In 2013/14 Wandsworth had the third lowest rate of recycling waste in Greater London; the recycling rate dropped from 23.45% to 20.44% in comparison with the previous year.

Nationwide recycling rates seem to have plateaued and there is now little hope that England will meet the EU Waste Framework Target of 50% by 2020.  The overall recycling rate in England was 43.2% i…

Building Developments and Major Planning Applications. Qtr 1 2015

Posted on: Mar 01, 2015

Building Issues Update

 

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The overdevelopment of Putney continues apace. Forty plus metre skyscrapers of 11, 12 and 13 storeys, inconsistent with a low rise green and leafy suburb, are built or under construction in East Putney on the Upper Richmond Road at nos 131 to 11 storeys, the old Tileman site, 113 and n…

New Underpass at Putney Bridge proposed

Posted on: Sep 16, 2014

For years there have been discussions about a pedestrian underpass at Putney Bridge to avoid the dreadful traffic, and this year the Putney Society Transport Panel decided to take things further by carrying out their own detailed investigation.

Click here to view: Putney Bridge Underpass Report

Enhancing Putney High Street - Discussion Paper

Posted on: Sep 01, 2014

A Discussion Paper prepared by the Transport Panel

Discussion paper and associated letter to Councillor Jonathan Cook

The letter from Putney Society Chair Carolyn McMillan sent on the 29th of August 2014 to Councillor Jonathan Cook, Wandsworth Council Cabinet Member for Environment, Culture…