Things to do
There are plenty of things to do in Putney which will suit all ages and tastes.
The busy high street and the Putney Exchange shopping centre are both fantastic places to shop, eat and unwind. With a wide variety of shops, boutiques, pubs and wine bars, restaurants and businesses, there is something for everyone. Food lovers will not be disappointed with the vast array of restaurants from Indian, Japanese, Thai, Italian and French cuisine. There is also a comprehensive selection of top supermarket chains to suit all needs. The nightlife in Putney is vibrant, with some of London’s most well-known clubs located all on one street.
The newly regenerated Ram Quarter, alongside luxury flats, will see boutique shopping options surrounded by architecturally designed grounds and waterways. This is set to compliment the shops already on offer on Putney high street and in the Southside Shopping Centre.
Putney has a long history with rowing with more than 20 different rowing clubs making use of the River Thames at Putney Embankment. The highly contested University Boat Race has had its starting point in Putney since 1845. Notably, Putney is also home to the Head of the River Race which is held annually and attracts large crowds to the area. Another interesting feature of Putney is that it is home to an 8 piece riverside sculpture trail. This was officially unveiled in 2008 and since then has been a notable feature of Putney.
If you are more interested in culture and the arts, the Half Moon in Putney is a great music venue and the Putney Arts Theatre is home to the Putney Theatre Company and youth theatre group. There is also an array of sports grounds and facilities, playing fields and golf courses are in abundance to keep the whole family entertained.
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Transport Links in and around Putney
Putney has great transport links in and around the capital.
Travelling via train: Putney is served by a mainline train station that offers direct links to London Waterloo, to the East of Putney there is also an underground station. If you move to the West, you can also access Putney from Barnes station.
For those preferring to travel via road Putney has easy links to the A3 which will take you to the South East and the rest of the UK via the M25. Being a bust town, Putney has a frequent bus service. With buses scheduled every 5-10 minutes in peak times. There are also several Uber and London mini cab options should you prefer not to drive yourself.
Putney also has use of the Thames Clipper which allows for quick transportation and Putney High Street is 2.5 miles from Battersea Heliport.
Who lives in Putney?
Putney is a popular location for all, including you!
It hosts families, first-time buyers, students, professional commuters, buy-to-let investors as well as being popular amongst international investors.
Recently Upper Richmond Road (Central Putney) has been transformed and many high rise apartments have been constructed. More high-rise developments are set to be built along the riverside, making it truly feel like the city has come to Putney. The most notable development is the Ram Quarter, adding a further 650 luxury flats, this project is due to be completed in stages over the next couple of years. This amount of construction will attract more residents to Putney, making it further attractive to first-time buyers, professionals and investors.
The Property Market in Putney
There is a wide selection of properties on offer in Putney. These range from Edwardian terraces, purpose built maisonettes, three-storey villas, regency cottages, flats and semi-detached properties. Unusually, the further away you move from the River Thames, the more expensive the property prices become. Property prices, averaged by Zoopla at £769,452 for Putney, are set to remain steady for now, making this the ideal opportunity to consider a move to the area.
The sales market in Putney typical prices range from £339,950 for a 1 bedroom house to £748,574 for a 3 bedroom house. Flats on average are valued higher with a 3 bedroom flat averaging at £761,166.
On the rental market typical asking prices range from £638 pcm for a 1 bedroom house to £2,398 pcm for a 3 bedroomed flat.
*All statistics are provided by Zoopla and are correct as of 13th March 2017.