Lambeth Council

Lambeth Council has written 1947 posts for Lambeth news

Lambeth Country Show 2016 promises to be the best ever!

The unique and hugely popular Lambeth Country Show is returning for its 42nd year on July 16 and 17. This year’s show will bring the usual blend of traditional country fair attractions and vibrant South London culture – for free – over two days in Lambeth’s Brockwell Park. More than 100,000 people are expected to … Continue reading


Lambeth Council and the Met Police have teamed up to warn of the increase in domestic abuse during the Euro 2016 football tournament. In a joint meaage, the leader of the council Cllr Lib Peck and Chief Inspector Nick Collins say: “Let’s be clear – major sporting events like EURO 2016 aren’t responsible for domestic … Continue reading

Listings for Lambeth landmarks

Two Lambeth landmarks associated with philanthropist Sir Henry Tate have been given Grade II Listing in recognition of their special architectural or historic interest. One is the bust of Sir Henry, near Brixton Tate Library and the other is Streatham Tate Library. Sir Henry lived in Park Hill, Streatham where he built a gallery to … Continue reading

Lambeth warning over Starter Homes plans

Government plans for Starter Homes have been strongly criticised by Lambeth Council which warns of inflated house prices and a lack of affordable homes in the borough. The council says if local planning authorities have to support starter homes at the expense of traditional affordable tenures, their ability to meet local housing need and to … Continue reading

Lambeth offers to help unaccompanied young refugees

Lambeth stands ready to welcome refugee children who arrive in Britain alone after fleeing war-torn regions of the world, ministers have been told. The Council has contacted the Home Office to signal that the borough is ready to look after unaccompanied young asylum-seekers who come to the UK from camps in Europe. The move follows … Continue reading

Lambeth school scoops national award for helping disadvantaged pupils realise their potential

A Lambeth secondary school has won a national award for its work in improving the attainment of its disadvantaged pupils. La Retraite RC Girls’ School picked up a Pupil Premium Award at a ceremony hosted by Childcare and Education Minister Sam Gyimah, in central London. It beat scores of schools from across the country to … Continue reading

First development management teams are chosen for Lambeth’s estate regeneration programme

Ambitious plans to provide hundreds of new homes to ease Lambeth’s housing crisis have moved a step closer, after consultants were appointed to help the Council press ahead with regeneration schemes on three council estates. With the help of residents living on Knights Walk, South Lambeth and Westbury, Lambeth Council has selected a single consortium … Continue reading

Scrutiny Committee endorses decision to redevelop Cressingham Gardens

Lambeth Council will press ahead with proposals to redevelop the Cressingham Gardens estate, providing at least 464 new homes, after senior councillors rejected a call for the decision to be reconsidered. Lambeth’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee tonight [Monday, 9 May] decided that the Council’s Cabinet should not be asked to review its decision to opt … Continue reading

Estate agent and tenant prosecuted over housing fraud

A 59 year old Brixton woman has been prosecuted by Lambeth Council for subletting the flat that she rents from the council.  Estate agents, Nelsons of Southwark Bridge Road were also prosecuted for aiding and abetting the commission of the offence. Maria Polonio, of Harper House, Angell Town returned to Portugal in December 2014 and … Continue reading

Statement on Upper Norwood Joint Library

Upper Norwood Library Trust and Lambeth Council are pleased to be able to provide an update on the negotiations around Upper Norwood Library. From 1 July this year, Upper Norwood Joint Library (UNJL) building will be run by the Upper Norwood Library Trust – members of the local community who have a real passion and … Continue reading


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