Lewisham Council - News


Download our new app to get news and alerts about air quality in the Lewisham borough

We have launched Lewisham Air, a new app which sends air-quality alerts to people who live, work or study in the borough.

We have agreed a plan to build 500th new council home

We agreed a plan to build 31 new council homes in Sydenham at a meeting of Mayor and Cabinet on 15 March.

Catford Food Market is south east London’s newest urban food space

Catford will be showcasing south east London’s most exciting food businesses at the new monthly Catford Food Market from Sunday 25 March 2018.

We are set to agree plan to build our 500th new council home

We are set to approve a plan to build 31 new council homes at a meeting of Mayor and Cabinet on 15 March.

School closures due to adverse winter weather – Friday 2 March

Some schools in Lewisham will be closed today due to the current winter weather condition.

Mayor’s New Cross Award bursaries announced

Four students are getting bursaries to help fund their studies at Goldsmiths, University of London.

New chief executive for Lewisham Council

Ian Thomas has been recommended as our new chief executive.

Lewisham wins Mayor of London's Cultural Impact Award

The award was announced by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, on 27 February ahead of revealing that Waltham Forest and Brent will be the London Boroughs of Culture in 2019 and 2020, respectively.

Our spending plans for the new financial year

We have agreed our 2018/19 budget.

New hub bringing together construction workers and employers now open

Lewisham residents looking for a way into the construction industry can get support from the Lewisham Construction Hub.

Laurence House improvement works extended to March 2018

The improvement works to make the main entrance of Laurence House more welcoming, modern and accessible are due to finish in March 2018. During this time the front entrance to Laurence House will be closed.

Start your career in security

Are you a Lewisham resident looking for a career in the security industry, in a door supervisor role?