putney opens up

Putney Opens Up

Putney Opens Up

Nicola Grant from Positively Putney gives the low-down on opening up in Putney as lockdown eases

Positively Putney BID have worked hard with Wandsworth Council and businesses to make sure that Putney town centre is a safe environment to visit and shop. Our contractor Community Clean have been disinfecting street furniture and areas that people are most likely to touch and will continue to clean regularly. We have been assisting businesses to undertake a COVID-19 risk assessment to ensure that they have taken all necessary measures to keep their staff and their customers safe. Shopping is not going to be quite the experience it once was, but businesses are managing their queues and inside stores well. We have increased pavement width where the carriageway allowed it to reduce pinch points and allow social distancing wherever possible. We have installed appropriately themed rowing floor stickers throughout Putney to help with social distancing. Putney Exchange Shopping Centre has implemented a one way system with the entrance half way up Putney High Street.


Most of your favourite independent retailers have reopened – perfect Father’s day socks from Morrows, desperate for new running shoes, check out Sporting feet, beautiful kids clothing from Ben & Lola, new jewellery or shoes from boutique Adornments, some Scandinavian inspiration from Blabar, plenty of unique gifts on offer from Farrago or kids deserve a treat after 12 weeks of home schooling, wide aisles in Kids Stuff with more choice that you could ever need! Missing more mainstream shopping H&M, Gap, TK Maxx, Trespass, Clarks and Tiger are open with some real bargains. We also have the supermarkets, pharmacies, and health food shops who have been trading throughout and ready to welcome you in. Lots of our popular cafes and restaurants, Artisan, Guilano’s Deli, Ma Goa, Dynamo and Casa Manola are offering take away and why not combine with a stroll down to the beautiful Putney Riverside or we have a river themed photo exhibition by the London Region Royal Photographic Society opposite the Rocket which was installed just before lockdown and is really worth a look.


As Putney opens up, we are celebrating all the reasons why we love living, working and visiting Putney, please add #shareourputney to any social media posts so that we can see them.

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