Springfield University Hospital.

South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) announced on Monday that it secured government approval to start work on its £150 million development.

SWLSTG has already started construction work on this programme, which will include 839 new homes and a 32-acre public park set to open in 2022.

Ann Beasley CBE, Chairperson of SWLSTG said: “This is the biggest landmark yet in our Estate Modernisation Programme and we are extremely proud of getting permission to go ahead and being able to start work on these brand-new, first class inpatient facilities.

Putney General Election Hustings

The Southfields Grid Residents’ Association have organised election hustings for the Putney Constituency at St Barnabas Church, 146 Lavenham Road, SW18 5EP on Monday 9 December at 8 pm (doors open at 7.30 pm).

Four Putney candidates are be attending : Fleur Anderson (Labour), Fergal McEntee (Green), Will Sweet (Conservative) and Sue Wixley (Lib Dem) . Questions can be submitted in advance, by Friday 6 December, to info@southfieldsgrid.org.uk.

Twenty is Plenty

Further to the successful boroughwide 20mph implementation on residential roads, Wandsworth Council is now considering a selection of classified roads that are suitable for a 20mph speed limit.  

Wandsworth are consulting residents and businesses for a 20mph speed limit on Northcote Road SW11, Bolingbroke Road SW11, Bellevue Road SW17, Rectory Lane SW17 and Silverthorne Road SW8. Wandsworth Council would like to know your views before deciding whether to proceed with implementing the proposal. Details on these consultations are available at https://tinyurl.com/20mph-consult

The closing date for the consultation is Friday 6 December