Location, Parking and Facilities

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Getting Here


Wimbledon Common, Putney Heath and Putney Lower Common are in South West London.

Wimbledon Common and Putney Heath are divided by the A3 and bounded on the east side by the A219, Wimbledon Parkside.

Putney Lower Common is on the Lower Richmond Road between Barnes and Putney, next to Barnes Common and sitting in between the cemetery and the school.  There are no designated parking facilities for the Common, although there is parking nearby.


There are four car parks located around the Commons (see the map below).  Closure times, where applicable, are posted at the car park entrances. 

We operate a Voluntary Car Park Donation Scheme in the Windmill Car Park which allows you to make a donation for parking.  You can pay by card at the machine which is near the Tea Rooms entrance, or you can pay by phone - please see here for more details.    You can also make donations by phone at any of our other car parks.

Windmill Car Park Windmill Road, SW19 5NQ (open between 7.00am and 9.00pm)

The Windmill Car Park - open between 7.00am and 9.00pm (if there is any doubt, always check the sign at the entrance to the car park).  

There is no additional parking outside the car park so please do not leave your vehicle on Windmill Road or any verge.

Toilets: The toilets are open from 7am to 5pm with social distancing measures in place.

Springwell Car Park (SW19 4UW then follow Sunset Road) - Open dawn to dusk

Springwell car park is open (no facilities)

Richardson Evans Memorial Playing Field (SW15 3PQ) - timings may vary

Monday to Friday 8am to 6.00pm.

Weekends - Closed

Telegraph Car Park (SW15 3TU - Open dawn to dusk) – ideal to explore Putney Heath, this car park is open (no facilities)



Wimbledon Common

93 from Putney Bridge to Cheam, passing right alongside Parkside and through Wimbledon Village. For the Windmill alight at the Parkside Hospital stop.

Putney Heath

There is a bus terminus at the Green Man, Putney Heath and the following buses terminate here:

14 from Warren Street

37 from Peckham Bus Station

The following buses also stop here:

85 from Kingston Hill Road to Putney Bridge Station

170 from Danebury Avenue/Minstead Gardens to Victoria Bus Station

493 from St George’s/University of London to Richmond/Manor Road

Putney Lower Common

22 from Piccadilly Circus to Putney Common

265 from Tolworth to Putney Bridge, alight at the "Putney Common" stop

485 from Richmond to Wandsworth, alight at "Commondale"

Richardson Evans Memorial Playing Field

85 from Kingston Hill Road to Putney Bridge Station alight at Roehampton Vale/ASDA



Nearest stations are:

Wimbledon Mainline Station

Wimbledon District Line Underground Station

For Putney Lower Common: Putney Station – South West Trains or Putney Bridge District Line Underground Station.