Thanks to National Lottery players the latest phase of the Tooting Common Heritage Project is set to begin with the restoration and refurbishment of a pavilion that will serve as a hub for a range of community uses including conservation projects that benefit this popular green space.
Enjoy looking at art – and the park – in different ways in Battersea Park this summer.
From today, people enjoying the River Thames in Putney, Wandsworth will be reminded not to leave litter behind thanks to eye catching voting bins, posters, messages on pavements and a gallery of local people who enjoy the river.
Road users are being given advance warning that traffic congestion is expected to be heavier on some river crossings later this month when Hammersmith Bridge closes again to vehicle traffic for four days.
Residents living in three riverside boroughs near the London Heliport in Battersea are being subjected to noise levels that could pose a risk to their health.
A major £111,000 re-surfacing of a junior and toddler’s playground is the latest in a series of improvements across Wandsworth’s parks.
Battersea Park’s heritage perimeter railings have been given a new lease of life by being refurbished and re-painted to recreate their original splendour.
Wandsworth and Richmond Councils have been jointly awarded ‘Disability Confident Employer’ status under the Disability Confident Scheme.
Households in Wandsworth are being reminded that they need to act to make sure their name is included on the borough’s list of eligible voters.
A 38-year-old man from Tooting has been jailed for 13 months for fleecing cash from vulnerable people through his illegal money lending operation.
The council has unveiled plans to improve pedestrian safety on the approaches to two popular primary schools in Earlsfield.
Licensing councillors have signalled they want to stick with their long standing policy of opposing casinos in the borough of Wandsworth.
The council has won its bid for more external funding to help provide a new £2.1m all-weather pitch in Battersea’s Falcon Park to boost sports participation and leisure facilities for the area’s young people.
The next round of the Wandsworth Local Fund is now open for applications from residents and community groups.
HMS Battersea Men’s Shed is the latest vessel to set sail on the Thames thanks to a three-year boat building project.
British tennis player Johanna Konta recently tweeted, “It’s official, my favourite park in London is Battersea Park.”
Families and young people living in Earlsfield are being reminded they are in pole position to help shape a range of sports and leisure improvements at a popular local neighbourhood green space.
Residents living near Clapham Common have the chance to comment on a planning application to Lambeth Council over proposals to stage a large scale event on the common in the run up to Christmas.
Wandsworth Council’s planning committee has approved plans for a new 100 per cent affordable housing scheme in Roehampton that will include dozens of homes for older people with a range of care needs.
Road users are being given advance warning that Albert Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic for essential maintenance work over three weekends in August.
Drivers and bus passengers whose daily commute takes them through the Wandsworth one-way system are being given advance warning of roadworks that will affect their journeys for the next six weeks.
The Royal College of Art (RCA) has been given the green light for planning amendments to its new research building in Battersea.
As part of our Love Parks campaign, Jonathan Lovett meets the men and women who patrol our parks.
The council has welcomed news that a successful shared ownership housing development in Nine Elms, Battersea, has been shortlisted for a national award.
Wandsworth-based businesses are being urged to enter the sixth annual Wandsworth Business Awards.
Councillors in Wandsworth have backed plans for the creation of London’s newest public park since the 2012 Olympics.
The supply of homes in Wandsworth for people on lower incomes has been boosted by the formal signing of contracts for the construction of 92 new affordable homes.
Wandsworth Council’s policy on sprinklers has been endorsed by a cross-party group of MPs.
A 55-year-old woman has today (Tuesday) been arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending and money laundering.
Residents in an area of Southfields known as The Triangle are being reminded they can take part in a public consultation on proposals to ban lorries from their neighbourhood.
Residents and businesses in the area around Battersea High Street are being given enhanced levels of protection from anti-social behaviour caused by street drinkers.
With the scorching weather continuing and no sign of rain on the horizon, renewed calls are going out to residents across Wandsworth to offer a helping hand to newly planted trees in their neighbourhoods.
The next exciting development on London’s south bank is getting under way following a ground-breaking ceremony for Nine Elms Square.
A new children’s home is to open in the borough to provide a safe and welcoming home for young people in the care of the council.
With the long, hot summer showing no signs of abating and alcohol sales soaring, Wandsworth residents are being warned about the risk of dehydration.
Godley Gardens, a green open space in Earlsfield, has undergone an impressive transformation.
Wandsworth Arts Fringe has released key figures for this May's festival, showing that 2018 was the most successful in its nine-year history.
A group of local authorities has today formally notified the Secretary of State for Transport that it intends to seek judicial review of the Government’s decision to give policy support in the Airports National Policy Statement (“NPS”) for a third Heathrow runway.
The prestigious Green Flag Award has been awarded to the park from leading environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.
The latest Ofsted report into Wandsworth Council’s children’s services has concluded that the department is improving and is no longer classed as inadequate.
Tech-savvy Wandsworth people are being urged to join a new Digital Champion Network being set up in the borough to help share digital skills.
Love Parks is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the green spaces of Wandsworth – which has one of the highest number of council-owned parks and open spaces in inner London.
With London basking in the current glorious weather Wandsworth’s parks and green spaces have never been busier, but the hot weather has also seen some people bringing barbecues with them which causes lots of problems.