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  • Understanding the active lives of young people in Lewisham

    The Council is developing a 10-year Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyle Strategy for the borough, which we aim in publish later this year. Our aim is to get more residents physically active and help them improve their health and how they feel. A vital part of this is understanding the... More
    Opened 5 February 2020
  • Lewisham Housing Strategy 2020-26

    We are consulting on our housing strategy for 2020-26. We want to hear from you so we can make sure we are taking the right steps to solve the housing crisis. Details of how we are proposing to do this are available in the draft Housing Strategy 2020-26 summary document (see below).... More
    Opened 28 January 2020
  • Review Of Lewisham's Special Educational Needs And Disability Information, Advice And Support Service (SENDIASS)

    Lewisham Council has a duty to provide a free, confidential and impartial Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) for parents/carers and young people aged 16 to 25 years with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), on all matters... More
    Opened 18 November 2019
  • Tell us what you think about our draft Surrey Canal Triangle Supplementary Planning Document

    The Council has prepared a draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for Surrey Canal Triangle. We are seeking your views on the document. UPDATE - Consultation drop-in We are holding a drop-in session on 10 December from 5–8pm at Scotney Hall, 19... More
    Opened 13 November 2019
  • Tell us what you think about our draft New Cross Gate Supplementary Planning Document

    The Council has prepared a draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for New Cross Gate. We are seeking your views on the document. UPDATE - Consultation drop-in A drop in session at New Cross Learning (283-285 New Cross Road, SE14 6AS) is taking place on... More
    Opened 13 November 2019
  • New Additions to the Councils List of Locally Listed Buildings

    The Council is consulting local residents and groups on additions to the Council’s List of Buildings of Local historic, architectural & social importance (‘the Local List’). The proposed additions to the List are nominations that have been made by local residents, amenity groups, Council... More
    Opened 7 November 2019
  • Deptford Parks Liveable Neighbourhood Project Proposals

    T his consultation is looking for your views on the specific proposals regarding the Transport fro London (TfL) funded Deptford Parks Liveable Neighbourhood that were developed as part of the face-to-face and online community engagement carried out over the last year. You can read more... More
    Opened 4 November 2019
  • Re-designation of Hopcroft Neighbourhood Forum

    A local community group in the Honor Oak and Crofton Park area has made an application seeking the re- designation of a neighbourhood forum. A designated neighbourhood forum is an organisation or group empowered by the local authority to lead the neighbourhood planning process in a... More
    Opened 25 October 2019
  • Help us improve our online communications with young people

    We want to improve the way we communicate with young people online, including social media. The following survey will help us to understand what we should change to try to do this. Why we’re doing this: In 2018 we carried out a local democracy review which included workshops in... More
    Opened 7 October 2019
  • Sydenham Hill Ridge Neighbourhood Planning Area and Forum applications

    A local community group in the Sydenham Hill area has made an application seeking the designation of a Neighbourhood Area and the designation of a Neighbourhood Forum. A designated neighbourhood forum is an organisation or group empowered by the local authority to lead the neighbourhood... More
    Opened 5 September 2019
  • Healthwatch and the NHS Complaints Advocacy Service

    This consultation is about involving the public in the design, commissioning and delivery of health and care services. It aims to capture the views of residents and stakeholders in order to shape a new service specification for a Healthwatch and NHS Complaints Advocacy Service. More
    Opened 1 July 2019
  • A new Conservation Area Appraisal and Article 4 Direction for Deptford High Street and St Paul's Church Conservation Area

    St Paul's Church and Deptford High Street were designated as Conservation Areas in the 1970s. This was in recognition of the exceptional quality of the Church and spaces around it, and the survival of rare and unusual buildings that developed between the 17th and 19th centuries around... More
    Opened 17 June 2019
  • Improving air quality – a parking consultation

    We are consulting on proposed updates to our parking policy Air pollution is causing a public health crisis in London, with thousands of Londoners dying prematurely each year from long term exposure to vehicle exhausts. We know this is also an inequalities issue too, with... More
    Opened 13 June 2019
  • Changes to older adult day services

    The council is consulting about proposed changes to older adult day services. More
    Opened 6 June 2019
  • Talk to us about making renting better

    Borough-wide licensing in private sector homes in the borough We are consulting on proposals to introduce borough-wide licensing across Lewisham's private rented homes. Details on how we are proposing to do this are available in the following documents: Consultation guide ... More
    Opened 28 May 2019
  • Re-procurement of drug and alcohol services for adults

    This consultation is seeking your views on drug and alcohol services for adults within Lewisham, which are in the process of being recommissioned. Drug and alcohol use can impact on the individual, their families or friends, local communities and society as a whole in many different ways... More
    Opened 23 April 2019
  • Lewisham Characterisation Study

    Allies and Morrison Urban Practitioners were commissioned by the Council in February 2018 to prepare the Lewisham Characterisation Study. The study updates the previous 2010 Characterisation Study and responds to the significant growth and change in the borough since this time. The study... More
    Opened 25 March 2019
  • Article 4 Direction on small HMOs within Lewisham’s southern wards

    Lewisham Council approved the making of a non-immediate Article 4 Direction for Lewisham’s southern wards to withdraw permitted development rights for the change of use from dwelling houses (Use Class C3) to small HMO’s (Use Class C4) where between 3 and 6 unrelated people share basic... More
    Opened 7 March 2019
  • Barriers to disposing of waste

    Recycling is one of the most important things you can do for the environment, and we would like to make sure that all our residents are recycling as much as possible. To help you dispose of your rubbish properly, we want to find out if you are experiencing any difficulties with our waste... More
    Opened 18 February 2019
  • Lewisham Crime Survey 2019

    The Lewisham Crime Survey is an annual survey seeking views of Lewisham residents on crime, anti-social behaviour and safety. More
    Opened 28 January 2019
  • Consultation on the designation of Lewisham Park Conservation Area and Article 4 Direction

    Lewisham Council has been working with the Lewisham Park Crescent Residents’ Association on a proposal to designate a new Conservation Area focused on Lewisham Park, the Memorial Gardens and the Victorian and Edwardian houses on the southern and eastern sides. Bredgar, Malling and Kemsley... More
    Opened 21 January 2019
  • Children with Complex Needs Service User Engagement Survey

    The Children with Complex Needs Service provides support to children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and are between the ages of 0 and 25 years old. We believe that children and young people with SEND deserve the best start in life and the best... More
    Opened 15 January 2019
  • Business Ratepayers Consultation on the Council’s proposed 2019/20 Budget

    The Council is required under the Local Government Finance Act 1992 to ensure that Business Rate payers are consulted on the proposed budget. This will allow businesses to review the changes in the Budget 2019-20 and respond with any comments that they may have. ... More
    Opened 14 January 2019
  • Blackheath Common - Proposed Cycling and Walking Improvements

    The Mayor of London’s aim for 2041 is for 80% of all trips in London to be made on foot, by cycle or using public transport. LB Lewisham is working on initiatives to help reach this target by gearing towards a “Healthy Streets” approach as set out in the Mayor’s Transport... More
    Opened 26 November 2018
  • Residents' Charter for Estate Regeneration

    Lewisham Council is committed to tackling the housing crisis and delivering 1,000 new social homes across the borough. The redevelopment of existing council homes is a crucial factor in the commitment to provide residents with improved housing. In order to ensure that this is delivered... More
    Opened 5 November 2018
  • Lewisham's Evening and Night Time Economy

    Lewisham is a great place to live, and a great place to socialise. We want to build on this success, and support a thriving and inclusive evening and night time economy. Following the launch of the Mayor of London’s Vison for a 24 hour London , we are developing our own night time economy... More
    Opened 30 October 2018
  • A New Vision for New Cross - Area Framework and Station Opportunity Study

    The proposed Bakerloo Line extension could bring huge benefits to the New Cross area. Through this consultation page/material you can find out how we are planning ahead so that we can take advantage of the benefits a new station interchange might bring to the area, and how you can get... More
    Opened 12 October 2018
  • Draft Lewisham Local Implementation Plan

    In early 2018 the Mayor of London released his vision for transport in the capital called the Mayor’s Transport Strategy (MTS). It sets out how traveling around London by walking, cycling and public transport, in particular, can be improved. Three key themes are at the heart of the MTS: ... More
    Opened 12 October 2018
  • Revised Statement Of Gambling Policy (2019-22)

    Section 349 of the Gambling Act 2005 requires all licensing authorities to prepare and publish a statement of licensing principles that they propose to apply in exercising their functions under the Act. This is commonly known as a statement of policy. The Statement of Gambling Policy forms... More
    Opened 10 October 2018
  • Lewisham Democracy Review - "A democratic and open Lewisham"

    During the 2018 Lewisham Mayoral election, the new Mayor Damien Egan promised to ‘launch a review that will make our Council even more democratic, open and transparent’. In July 2018, the Council agreed to establish a Local Democracy Review Working Group. As part of the review, we want... More
    Opened 2 October 2018
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