Basic Site Details

Name: Mixed Use Development, Putney High Street
Town, district or village: Putney
City or county: London
Country: England
Status: Unexecuted
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Notes: A grandiose scheme of comprehensive redevelopment typical of the period. Complete with 300 feet high tower block and the mandatory revolving restaurant the cost of the development was estimated at not less than 5 million. The scheme was not progressed.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 4Shopping centre 110 shops, 3 public houses, department store, four large shops or supermarkets
Item 2 of 4Housing 200 flats in 27 storey tower block
Item 3 of 4Office Office block overlooking the Thames
Item 4 of 4Exhibition centre with bowling alley ballroom and revolving restaurant

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Lacy Road  
Item 2 of 3Lower Richmond Road  
Item 3 of 3Putney High Street 740 feet frontage


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11964 Proposed 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2Alister G MacDonald & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1964  
Item 2 of 2Alister Gladstone MacDonald (or Alistair Gladstone MacDonald)ArchitectA1964  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2London County Counciljointly for residential development
Item 2 of 2Watney Mann Property Company Limited 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1The Times10 January 1964  Page 14 col C - with illustration of preliminary model