Street cleaning

​Our five town centres, Lewisham, Sydenham, Forest Hill, Catford and New Cross are swept daily Monday to Sunday. Smaller shopping area roads are swept daily Monday to Saturday and residential roads are swept at least once a week between Monday and Friday.

In this section​ ​

Report street cleaning problems using a map:

Don't want to use a map? Use the links below.

Street litter bins

We look after the 2,000 street litter bins in the borough. We empty bins every weekday. In town centres they are emptied two or three times a day seven days a week.

To report an overflowing bin or a problem with a litter bin, please phone us on 020 8314 7171.

Problems with pavements and roads

Tell us about problems with flooding, ice, potholes and loose paving. Call 020 8314 7171 or report it online in the Roads section.


Street Cleaning Services
020 8314 7171

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 7.30am–5pm

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