Putney's Hidden Gems

Whilst the bridge is closed take time to discover new or old favourites!

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Putney Bridge is currently closed for essential repairs but Putney Town Centre is open for business and would welcome you to come and discover the beauty of Putney, the great range of retail shops, fine restaurants and pubs, relaxing cafes, excellent entertainment and of course the river bank.

Each day during the bridge closure works the Town Centre Manager will identify a gem of Putney which she recommends you visit.

Week 2 - Focus on Lower Richmond Road

Monday 21st July 30th Century Comics
18 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 1JP
A comic shop unlike any other in the world. Whilst we stock the latest imported American comics every week, we specialise in back issues, with particular emphasis on the 1940’s to the 1980’s, the Golden, Silver & Bronze Ages of comics. What’s unique about us is that we stock British comics in depth as well as American. Where else does Dennis The Menace rub shoulders with Batman, or Spider-Man hang out a shelf above Bunty and Dan Dare? Over 100,000 back issues on display and sale. Ideal for collectors, investors, comic fans and for those looking for a unique gift. We sell all over the world, and people travel from all over the UK and internationally to browse our stock – but for Putney residents, we’re on your doorstep!

Tuesday 22nd July The Clock Clinic

Own an antique clock that needs repairing?
The Clock clinic at 85 Lower Richmond Road offer a range of services for customers own clocks, including full repair and restoration of both the mechanism and case, and barometers can be re-tubed and overhauled. We also do dial restoration and in addition we can prepare valuations for insurance. Many makes of watches can be repaired and overhauled. Estimates are free.
They also carry a comprehensive stock of Antique Clocks from the 18th and 19th Centuries, specialising in English Longcase and Bracket Clocks, but with a selection of decorative French Mantel Clocks, Carriage Clocks and various Wall Clocks as well. In addition they stock a range of Antique Barometers of all types. All our clocks and barometers are fully overhauled and restored by our own craftsmen and come with a comprehensive years guarantee. In many circumstances clocks can be delivered to and set up in the new owner’s home, and we can also arrange shipping throughout the world.

July 21, 2014