Putney Exchange

Putney Exchange is an indoor shopping centre in Putney, in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

Putney Exchange
Putney Exchange logo
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LocationPutney, London, England
Coordinates51°27′49″N 0°12′59″W / 51.4636°N 0.2164°W / 51.4636; -0.2164Coordinates: 51°27′49″N 0°12′59″W / 51.4636°N 0.2164°W / 51.4636; -0.2164
Opening date1990
OwnerBlackRock
No. of stores and services44
No. of anchor tenants1 - Waitrose
No. of floors2
Websiteputneyexchange.co.uk

BuildingEdit

The building has an area of 140,000 sq ft[1] and features 44 shops, with the anchor tenant being a large Waitrose & Partners supermarket.[2] There are two entrances on Putney High street: at number 98 and at number 72 on the corner with Lacy road.

HistoryEdit

The centre was built in 1990 and is owned by Blackrock, the Waitrose & Partners branch opened in 1996.[3]

In 2012, designs were proposed for a £10 million revamp of the building,[4] the work was completed in May 2014. The centre was awarded Loo of the year in 2013[5] and in 2017 the escalator and lift area were redesigned.[6]

In 2018 & 2019, plans were submitted by Incipio for the Palmtree rooftop bar, which were met with complaints from local residents[7][8]

TransportEdit

The Exchange is served by Transport for London buses 14, 220, 337 and 37 which stop on Putney high street, Putney Bridge tube station (District line) is a 9-minute walk and Putney railway station (Southwestern Railway) is a 5-minute walk.[9]

The centre has a car park on the roof with 290 spaces with an entrance on Lacy road,[10] it has six electric car chargers.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Putney Exchange, London". stage.completelyretail.co.uk/. Completely Retail. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  2. ^ "Stores | Putney Exchange Shopping Centre, Putney". putneyexchange.co.uk. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Waitrose Putney". Waitrose Memory Store. 22 October 2012. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  4. ^ "Designs for Putney Exchange entrance unveiled". Your Local Guardian. Sutton & Croydon Guardian. 22 March 2012. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  5. ^ "Images of Award Winning toilets". www.loo.co.uk. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  6. ^ "About". Putney Exchange. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  7. ^ Mehta, Amar (11 February 2019). "Putney residents anger over new plans for The Putney Exchange". Wandsworth Times. Wandsworth Times. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  8. ^ "Putney's Local Web site". www.putneysw15.com. PutneySW15. 8 February 2019. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  9. ^ "How to get to Wandsworth Park in Wandsworth by Bus, Train or Tube". moovitapp.com. moovit. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  10. ^ "About". Putney Exchange. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  11. ^ "Charge your EV at Putney Exchange Shopping Centre | Open Charge". Pod Point Open Charge. Retrieved 6 December 2021.

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