Business Ratepayer Consultation 2021/22

Closed 1 Feb 2021

Opened 11 Jan 2021


The council is required under the Local Government Finance Act 1992 to ensure that Business Ratepayers are consulted on its proposed annual budget (General Fund).

The council is hereby consulting with the business rate payers in the borough on its estimated General Fund budget for 2021/22

This will allow local businesses to have a say on the proposals the council is making regarding its 2021/22 spending plans.

Your response to the consultation will be presented to the Mayor in the council’s budget update report. This is scheduled for the 10th Feb 2021 Mayor and Cabinet meeting.

This consultation will last for a period of three weeks from 11 January 2020 until 1 February 2020.

To respond to this survey please click the "Online Survey" link below. 

 Your participation in the consultation is voluntary and you have the option to “opt-in” or “opt-out” with regards to being contacted in the future. If you consent, the council will be collecting the following in relation to your business;

  • Name of your business
  • Address
  • Contact Details – phone/email

These details will be stored in a secure environment, accessible only to relevant individuals. The information will be stored for a period of six years – in line with the council’s financial procedures.

The information is being collected so that the participants can be contacted if the council requires further information in relation to their response. Please use the link  below to access the privacy notice of the Council.


  • Bellingham
  • Blackheath
  • Brockley
  • Catford South
  • Crofton Park
  • Downham
  • Evelyn
  • Forest Hill
  • Grove Park
  • Ladywell
  • Lee Green
  • Lewisham Central
  • Perry Vale
  • Rushey Green
  • Sydenham
  • Telegraph Hill


  • Businesses


  • Business and local economy