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Putney

A picturesque gem on the banks of the Thames

"The high number of young residents in Putney make it a perfect place to settle if you are coming down to London for the first time..."

Matthew Williamson

"Fulham Palace Gardens have undergone a transformation in the last few years and are looking better than ever!"

Rupert Simmonds

"Fulham Palace is a beautiful and peaceful place to visit with a fantastic cafe serving delicious sausage sandwiches!"

Jon Pitman

What is your favourite place?

Where do Putney locals go?

The Duke's Head

The perfect spot for watching the Oxford/Cambridge Boat Race.

London Grace

Manicures, champagne and cakes all in one place!

Putney Tandoori

A fine establishment offering the best Indian dishes you will find inside the M25. A must if you are passing through SW15.

Putney Pies

Amazing traditional British food upstairs and then head on down to the vaulted bar below!

Marco Polo

An Italian restaurant on the Thames that is perfect for a celebratory meal with someone special.

Artisan

Amazing coffee shop serving Allpress Espresso, breakfast items and lunchtime treats.

Midori Sushi

Sean at Midori Sushi makes the best katsu curry, terriyaki and sushi in front of you - it's delicious!

The Italian Boys

The best homemade focaccia sandwiches.

The Glass Dome

Really good steak and on certain nights there is a pianist.

UK Star Nails

I love this nail bar! Their prices are very good and they always do a really good job. You may have to wait to be seen, but it's worth it...

Putt in the Park

A fun day out playing crazy golf in Wandsworth Park.

Wandsworth Park

A beautiful riverside park perfect for a post-work run or a picnic on a sunny day.

The Telegraph

A country-style pub with a beer garden that is lovely for an evening drink in summer, or get cosy inside during winter.

Wimbledon Windmill Museum

A great place to visit with the family to learn all about windmilling. The children can also have a go at making flour using the grindstone there!

Bishop's Park

A real gem in Fulham with a stunning setting along the Thames and a children's playground.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Wandsworth, Southfields, Roehampton, Barnes, Fulham, Imperial Wharf, Barons Court, Earlsfield, West Kensington and Clapham Junction

What do you love about Putney?

Why do you find Putney a great place to live?

Charlotte

"Putney is close enough for everywhere I need to go and far away enough that its quiet!"

March 2015

Mark

"Putney is so close to so many parks, commons and wilderness areas. Like being in the country even through you are still in central London"

February 2015

Patrick

"Putney is a very safe feeling community area with many active persons who participate in running, cycling, rowing, sailing, etc. The easy access to Richmond park, Barnes, and the river provide a country feel while being a short commute to the city center."

January 2015

Lucy

"Tube access at Putney Bridge, overland train access at the top of the hill - great buses. The best thing is walking home over Putney Bridge on a warm summer's night and looking at the river - it seems to divide work from home life. Great pubs, fantastic shopping, easy to leave London for the weekend - need I go on??"

December 2014

Vicky

"Putney is a beautiful bustling town within a big city. An easy commute into the city via train to Waterloo or simply hop on the underground or bus in to Central London. However, there is no need to travel at the weekend because Putney provides everything you need on your doorstep. The High Street is home to a wide variety of shops, supermarkets, hairdressers, boutiques and a wide range of restaurants - I am still discovering n... more

December 2014

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"The name Putney is derived from "landing place where hawks are seen" and is appears in the Domesday Book in 1086 as Putelei."

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  1. About Putney

    Putney is a residential and shopping district in south London, located in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is situated 5.1 miles (8.2 km) south-west of Charing Cross. For centuries, Putney was a place where Londoners came for leisure, to enjoy the open spaces and clean air. Since the second half of the 19th century, Putney has been one of the most significant centres for rowing in the United Kingdom.

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