September 2020

  • Tooting businesses concerned about damage to trade

    Businesses in Tooting have met with Wandsworth Council to discuss their concerns about changes that have been made to the A24 by Transport for London (TfL) and the impact it is having on their trade.

    Published: 18 Sep 20

  • Alton Estate in Wandsworth regeneration update

    In the wake of Redrow Homes recent departure as its development partner, Wandsworth Council has officially confirmed its ongoing commitment to ensuring the delivery of the regeneration of the Alton Estate.

    Published: 18 Sep 20

  • Council receptions to reopen to the public

    Wandsworth Council’s receptions will be open to the public again from Monday, September 28. 

    Published: 18 Sep 20

  • Public warned to be on their guard against fake parking ticket emails

    Motorists across London are being alerted to a new parking ticket scam that fraudsters are using to fleece unsuspecting members of the public.

    Published: 18 Sep 20

  • Conservation project brings important piece of Wandsworth’s history back to life

    A small but historically important piece of open space that has played a prominent role in the story of Wandsworth has been given a new lease of life as part of a £300,000 conservation scheme.

    Published: 18 Sep 20

  • A Whole Lotta Park Love!

    All summer Wandsworth Council has been running a series of socially distanced events under the Love Parks banner. In celebration of our fabulous green spaces we’ve organised a series of sold-out live music events, theatre performances for children and adults, outdoor fitness classes and we even teamed-up with the Putney School of Art and Design to run themed art classes!

    Published: 18 Sep 20

  • Extra Covid testing in Wandsworth 

     Covid-19 testing is to be ramped up in Wandsworth to help ensure people who need a test can get one.  

    Published: 17 Sep 20

  • Youth4Climate poster competition has found its winner!

    Frank McKeever, age 13, from Ark Bolingbroke Academy was hailed as the winner of this year’s Youth4Climate poster competition.

    Published: 16 Sep 20

  • Heathrow urged to end third runway ‘fantasy’

    Councils have called on Heathrow to abandon once and for all its bid for a third runway and concentrate instead on working with the aviation industry to achieve zero carbon emissions and reduce noise impacts for overflown communities.

    Published: 15 Sep 20

  • Urban Design Study will help shape borough’s planning blueprint

    As part of its preparations in drawing up a new planning and architectural blueprint for the borough, the council is consulting local residents and businesses on a new Urban Design study.

    Published: 15 Sep 20

  • Time for parents to start thinking about September 2021 secondary school choices

    September 2021 might sound a long way off to most people, but for parents whose children have just entered their final year at primary school, it’s now time for them to start thinking about their secondary school choices.

    Published: 11 Sep 20

  • Performing in the Park

    Wandsworth is one of the greenest of London boroughs boasting 32 public parks. In recognition of our council-owned parks and open spaces we are spending the summer celebrating our wonderful green spaces and their many uses under the banner of Love Parks.

    Published: 11 Sep 20

  • Pick up to clean up

    Over the summer Wandsworth Council has been celebrating its superb green spaces under the Love Parks banner. We are fortunate to have one of the highest number of council-owned parks and open spaces in inner London.

    Published: 11 Sep 20

  • Social gatherings limited to six people

    Social gatherings will be limited, to groups of no more than six people, from Monday 14 September. With an increase in coronavirus cases across England, reaching their highest level since May, Wandsworth council is urging everyone to do their bit and follow the new government guidelines.

    Published: 11 Sep 20

  • Low Traffic Neighbourhood trials suspended

    Wandsworth Council is to suspend its Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) trials following a high level review.

    Published: 11 Sep 20

  • Wandsworth welcomes Hammersmith Bridge task force

    Wandsworth Council has welcomed the news that the Government is stepping in and setting up a task force to get Hammersmith Bridge open as speedily as possible.

    Published: 10 Sep 20

  • Residents warned to be on guard against Coronavirus council tax fraud

    Residents are being warned to be in their guard against a new sophisticated fraud that promises victims a council tax reduction because of the Coronavirus outbreak.

    Published: 10 Sep 20

  • Pop-up Coronavirus test centre in Wandsworth this weekend

    People who think they may have contracted Coronavirus can get tested at a temporary testing centre in Wandsworth on September 12 and 13.

    Published: 09 Sep 20

  • Drive to boost diversity in local tech industry

    The former South London Innovation Corridor is launching its rebrand at London Tech Week with a new name and a series of virtual events.

    Published: 09 Sep 20

  • Robust measures at schools to tackle COVID

    Parents are being reassured that schools have robust measures in place to respond to cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) among students or staff.  

    Published: 09 Sep 20

  • 'Heathrow chiefs must not pass ill-fated third runway costs onto passengers'

    Heathrow’s bosses should not make struggling airlines pay for their doomed attempts to build a third runway council leader Ravi Govindia said today (Tuesday).

    Published: 08 Sep 20

  • Free charge sessions tomorrow at hundreds of locations for electric vehicle owners

    Residents who own an electric vehicle will be able to power them up free of charge tomorrow (Wednesday) at hundreds of locations across Wandsworth to mark World EV day.

    Published: 08 Sep 20

  • The Foundation's fitness classes are back

    Free fitness classes on the Doddington and Rollo Estates – which moved online during the lockdown – are being held outside again.

    Published: 08 Sep 20

  • Book now for Work Match courses

    The council’s Work Match team is running a series of free short online courses from Monday (Sep 7) to help you brush up your skills.

    Published: 04 Sep 20

  • Bring your bulky rubbish for free to our Mega Skips

    A special day in September has been organised for residents to throw out any of their large household waste items in one of seven massive skips, as part of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British September Spring Clean.

    Published: 04 Sep 20

  • Libraries open again for browsing

    From next week visitors to the borough’s libraries will again be able to browse for books, with measures put in place to keep people safe.

    Published: 04 Sep 20

  • Battersea neighbourhood has the spark with 120 electric vehicle chargers

    Work is now complete on a pioneering project to fit electric vehicle sockets to every suitable lampost in a Battersea neighbourhood that is now thought to have the highest concentration of charging points anywhere in the country.

    Published: 03 Sep 20

  • Pop-up Coronavirus test centre in Wandsworth this weekend

    People who think they may have contracted Coronavirus can get tested at a temporary testing centre in Wandsworth on September 5 and 6.

    Published: 03 Sep 20

  • Love Parks Hate Litter!

    Over the summer Wandsworth Council has been celebrating the borough’s green spaces under the Love Parks Wandsworth banner. We are fortunate to be one of the greenest of London boroughs with parks, open spaces and private gardens covering more than 40 per cent of our area.

    Published: 03 Sep 20

  • Low Traffic Neighbourhoods: Trial Update

    Wandsworth Council has introduced a number of Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) trials across the borough.

    Published: 03 Sep 20

  • Salsa and houseboats - Nine Elms hits the airwaves with Radio Local

    Tune into Radio Local this September to hear unusual and inside stories from the residents and community of Nine Elms as they join forces with innovative performance artists Hunt & Darton to reveal the hidden side of their neighbourhood.

    Published: 02 Sep 20

  • Share your thoughts about loneliness during the lockdown 

    The council’s advisor on social isolation is asking local people to share their views on how Covid-19 affected their mental health and wellbeing so that the council can respond to any issues as soon as possible.  

    Published: 02 Sep 20

  • Confirm your right to vote

    Wandsworth residents will shortly receive a form asking them to check that the information held on the electoral register is correct.

    Published: 01 Sep 20