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Visit to Carshalton Water Tower

Carshalton Water Tower West Street, Carshalton

We plan to visit this little known historic building as a group on a regular open day. The group will leave from Clapham Junction on the 14.02 train (meet on platform 15) for the 20 minute journey. The tower is a 10 minute walk from the station and we will meet any car drivers at … Continue reading "Visit to Carshalton Water Tower"

October Meeting

West Side Church Melody Road, London

Dobbin's Field?  Paradise Cooperative? Not ringing a bell? Come and find out more about this acre of land next to Wandsworth Common just over the road from the Prison. Brendon Conway, a trustee, will be talking about how this enterprise started, its aims and objectives. This is a face to face meeting in the usual … Continue reading "October Meeting"

November Meeting – 50 years of the Society

West Side Church Melody Road, London

FOR A REPORT OF THIS MEETING SEE "NEWS" 50 years of the Wandsworth Society. This Summer saw our 50th anniversary and this event is a review of a half century of activity from founder and longstanding members about our activities,  successes and our most frustrating moments. So we will hear about planning and environment, the … Continue reading "November Meeting – 50 years of the Society"

Christmas Party

St Annes Church Hall St Ann's Crescent

Once again we will be holding a Christmas Party for members and their friends. Entertainment will from Ian Keable, entertainer and conjuror, who entertained us so well three Summers ago. Please book in advance on [email protected] or on 020 8870 4958; the cost will be £15 in cash on the door. Hot food, first drink … Continue reading "Christmas Party"

January Meeting


FOR A REPORT OF THIS MEETING SEE "NEWS" We are pleased to welcome, instead, Simon Saville, environmentalist and butterfly expert. He will speak about London as a National Park City (as it was officially designated in 2019). Simon was an early supporter and now a Ranger; he will talk about the aims and activities of … Continue reading "January Meeting"

February Meeting


Gill Farnsworth from the South Bank Ramblers will talk about The Ramblers, their main campaigns and activities both nationally and locally and how these draw people of any age to the outdoors for exercise and wellbeing. This meeting once again is on Zoom; the link will be emailed to members a week ahead of the … Continue reading "February Meeting"

March Meeting

The AGM of the Society will be held on Thursday 17 March in our usual venue, West Side Church.  

April Meeting

West Side Church Melody Road, London

Libby Spurrier will speak about the work of an abridger. Many of us who listen to BBC Radio 4 will have heard her name when listening to programmes like Book at Bedtime and wondered "how she does she do it?" This is your chance to find out. The meeting will not be streamed on Zoom … Continue reading "April Meeting"

May Meeting

West Side Church Melody Road, London

David Tidley, Transport Stategy Team Manager for the joint Richmond and Wandsworth Council will talk about local transport issues including town centre traffic systems and making the area more people friendly. Come to hear what is going on with all things transport in our area.

June Meeting

West Side Church Melody Road, London

As the Society's contribution to the Wandsworth Heritage Festival, Phil Evison,  local historian, will speak on the subject The History of Rowing in Putney. This is a joint event with the Putney Society, and will be listed in the programme of the Wandsworth Heritage Festival whose theme this year is Sport in Wandsworth.