Putney Is As Pretty As A Picture

By Laura Reynolds Last edited 6 months ago
Putney Is As Pretty As A Picture
Looking south across Putney Bridge in 2016. Photo: David Henderson

Putney's been around for a while; it's listed in the 1086 Domesday Book as Putelei. These days, it's a bucolic-feeling area of London, with Putney Heath and Putney Village to the south, and Putney Common to the north. It's also where the annual Boat Race sets off from.

East Putney station platforms in 2016. Photo: James Beard
The building of the Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability on West Hill, taken in 2011. Photo: Pauerish
On the Thames foreshore in 2011. Photo: Misty
Putney railway station on Putney High Street in 2008. Photo: Chris Guy
Watching a London 2012 Olympic cycling event outside The Railway pub on Putney High Street. Photo: David Henderson
Storm damage on the Beverley Brook Bridge between Putney and Barnes in 2013. Photo: Maggie Jones
Blooms florist on Upper Richmond Road in 2014. It has since closed. Photo: Flamenco Sun
Looking across Putney Bridge from the north bank of the Thames in 2016. Photo: David Henderson
Medals celebrate the London 2012 Olympics inside the Exchange Shopping Centre. Photo: Matt Brown
Sunset over Putney in 2016. Photo: James Beard
Putney Common in 2014. Photo: stevekeiretsu
Putney High Street in 1895. Photo: London Metropolitan Archives
Funfair on Putney Heath in 2009. Photo: just stuff really
The waters of Putney are ever popular with rowers (and swans). Photo: Don Blandford
The Half Moon pub is a stalwart of Putney's nightlife. Here's The Boom Band on stage in 2015. Photo: Bruce Biege

Last Updated 04 January 2017