Putney

Where riverside fun and city life go hand in hand

Always wanted to live near the vibrancy without losing on hints of rural calm and scenery? Putney is your place!

Located by the river in leafy South West London, Putney is in the borough of Wandsworth, just inside Zone 2. It faces Fulham and Chelsea across the Thames.

Young professionals plus those looking to raise a family make up the majority of the people living in this lovely area. They are all attracted by the quiet and safe neighbourhoods and outdoor activities.

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Putney by numbers

Residents

29764

Average age

37

Restaurants

126

Bars

23

Tube stations

3

Fun Facts about Putney

  • Putney has been the scene of some fatal duels throughout history - if those old trees could tell love stories!
  • You might even stumble upon Jason Flemyng, Pierce Brosnan or Sir Richard Branson here – their past is connected to Putney.
  • There are two cages under Putney Bridge, designed to prevent overflow. But ask the locals and they tell you the truth: dangerous criminals were locked in these cages and left to drown when the tide came in.
  • For more than 150 years, Putney has been hosting the annual Boat Race between the universities of Cambridge and Oxford.

 

Culture

Putney Arts Theatre

A converted church, home to 2 innovative amateur theatre companies.

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Fulham Palace Museum

Paintings, archaeology and artefacts of British history from Prehistoric times to the present day.

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30th Century Comics

Famous among comic lovers around the world and an amazing place to visit even if you are not a comic fan!

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Hurlingham Books

A quirky old-fashioned bookshop selling exciting paperbacks and good literature.

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Putney Art Market

Held on the embankment on the first Sunday of every month, the market offers both emerging and established designers’ and artisans’ products.

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The Sculpture Trail

Check out the nine sculptures around the area on either side of Putney Bridge.

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Restaurants

Bibo

A modern approachable Italian bar and restaurant – one of local’s favourites according to Time Out London Awards

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Alquimia

Tapas, cured meats, arroces and paella for the authentic Spanish food connoisseurs.

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Bars & Pubs

The Half Moon

Having hosted live music since 1963, the Half Moon is a legendary venue where even The Rolling Stones and Kasabian played.

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The Duke’s Head

Favoured by young professionals, this place is next to the river Thames, with a busy outdoor space on sunny days.

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Parks & Nature

Richmond Park.

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Wimbledon Common

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Putney Heath

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Putney Lower Common

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London’s Wetland Centre

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Sports & Recreation

The Escape London Spa

Get away from your hectic life in the steamroom or enjoy a massage!

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Putney Leisure Centre

Gym, swimming pool, and workout classes for locals.

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PureGym Putney

You can join online -there is no contract to enjoy fitness classes and high spec equipments.

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David Lloyds PT Studio

A personal training studio for individuals or small groups with big goals.

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Shopping

Sainsbury’s Superstore

This is the biggest groceries store in the area and it’s open up until 9 pm on working days.

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Little Waitrose East Putney

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Tesco Express Putney

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Transport

East Putney Underground Station

District line | Boundary of Zone 2 and 3.
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Putney Railway Station

South West Trains | Boundary of Zone 2 and 3
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Medical Treatment

Putneymead Group Medical Practice

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Heath Bridge Practice

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Chartfield Surgery

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