Council consulting on its proposals for Waterman's Green
A visualisation of the entrance to Waterman's Green. Picture: Project Centre
Local residents and business are being consulted about the council’s proposed changes an area by Putney Embankment know as Waterman’s Green.
The plan is to create a small park by the river in the area currently occupied by the works to construct the Tideway tunnel.
Improved lighting and access are promised with the replacement of the steps currently used to access the area with a ramp. Although some trees may need to be removed, the council say they will be relocated or replace and the large London Plane at the centre of the site will be retained. There will be new planting and shrubs and the council is investigating placing a living green roof on the Tideway kiosk.
A visualisation of the plan for Waterman's Green. Picture: Project Centre
The aim of the scheme would be to encourage more footfall between Putney High Street and Putney Embankment. The proposals fit within wider schemes for Lower Richmond Road, Tideway legacy, and current applications for Putney Pier.
You can also register to join the project team for a walkabout on location and discuss the proposals by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for one of the following dates:
• 7 September, 12 – 2pm
• 14 September, 5 – 7pm
Full details will be sent out to all registered attendees before their chosen event.
The plans for Waterman's Green. Click here to see larger image
The consultation runs until 25 September and you can submit your views online. Paper surveys will also be available to collect from St Mary’s Church and Putney Library throughout the engagement period.
For any queries or to request a copy of the survey in an accessible format email email@example.com.
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August 31, 2022