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  • Let's Talk About Adult Social Care - easy read version

    Southwark Council wants to help people live good lives. The best way to do this is to work together. One of the things the Council does to help people is provide adult social care. This is when we help people who are 18 or older with the care and support they need. We would like to talk to you about how we can do this better in the future, as well as the role you and your community can play. If you have any questions or need any... More
    Opened 14 March 2024
  • Green Dale Streets for People Proposals

    Let us know your thoughts about proposals to improve the path on Green Dale. During our Streets for People conversation, many people have told us that Green Dale can be hard for people walking and cycling to navigate, with frequent safety issues for different users of the path. We asked Wheels for Wellbeing to produce a report on accessibility on this path, which is attached below. We are proposing to widen the path and introduce segregated cycling and walking paths along this... More
    Opened 4 March 2024
  • Let's talk about Adult Social Care services

    Supporting all of our residents to thrive over the course of their lifetimes – to start well, live well, and age well – is a key priority in Southwark. We know that the best way to achieve this is by working together. Everyone has a role to play in helping each other to live a good life including residents, family and friends, communities, high quality adult social care services, the wider Council, and other public sector partners – like the NHS. Adult social... More
    Opened 27 February 2024
  • Streets for People in the East Dulwich Area

    Tell us what you think about the proposed final designs for the Streetspace measures in the East Dulwich area. Back in 2020, we introduced traffic filters on a number of streets in the East Dulwich area, creating a network of low traffic streets that are quieter and easier for people to walk and cycle. These filters were made permanent after consultation. Now we are going to replace the current temporary layout with permanent features. This will transform... More
    Opened 19 February 2024
  • Community Legal Advice Services Survey

    Southwark Council has been committed to supporting universal, free at point of access legal advice for residents experiencing issues with benefits, housing, immigration and other social welfare areas for many years. In addition to Council provided services, the Council also contracts to support residents with independent, community-based services. These services are divided into two contracts: The generalist service, which supports residents to identify issues and provides... More
    Opened 12 February 2024
  • Rotherhithe Streets for People - Controlled Parking consultation

    Dear resident, We would like your views on whether or not we should introduce a controlled parking zone (CPZ) in your area. In 2016 we consulted on a parking scheme in your area, however, there may have been changes over the years, which have added to the parking pressure in the area, and as such we are consulting you again. We know that in areas with CPZs (70% of the borough) residents have seen a range of benefits including fewer commuters taking up parking... More
    Opened 5 February 2024
  • Piano People, Rally Festival, Body Movements and Bermondsey Carnival 2024

    On a case by case basis the council sometimes holds ticketed events in its parks. We do this for three main reasons. One is to bring culture close to home. T he council and our communities value the benefits that arts and culture bring to Southwark. We want our borough to celebrate and amplify its unique characteristics and diversity, for local people to come together to enjoy cultural activities and for our parks and open spaces to be welcoming,... More
    Opened 2 February 2024
  • Traffic measures at Southampton Way by Charles Coveney Road

    Tell us what you think about plans for junction improvements and a new crossing of Southampton Way by Charles Coveney Road. The proposals include a new zebra crossing on a raised road surface, to encourage slower traffic, as well as wider pavements with tactile paving at the junction, to improve access for blind and partially sighted people. Please tell us if you have any comments and concerns about the design, especially in relation to accessibility. Please share this... More
    Opened 29 January 2024
  • Traffic measures at Evelina Road by Kimberley Avenue

    Tell us what you think about plans to improve the junction of Evelina Road and Kimberley Avenue. We are proposing to introduce junction improvements to make it safer, especially for pedestrians crossing Evelina Road. We will be widening the pavement on all arms of the junction, and introducing tactile paving on the junction and the crossing of Evelina Road to improve access for blind and partially sighted people. Please let us know if you have any comments about this design,... More
    Opened 29 January 2024
  • Traffic measures at Southwark Park Road by Moreton House

    Tell us what you think about plans to widen the pavement and improve the safety of the crossing on Southwark Park Road by Moreton House. The redesigned crossing will have improved visibility, as well as tactile paving to assist blind and partially sighted road users. Please let us know if you have any concerns about the proposal or suggestions for improving it. Please share this link with your friends, family and contacts – the more people we hear from, the better... More
    Opened 29 January 2024
  • Burgess Park Tiny Forest proposal

    As a local authority, we're committed to addressing the Climate and Ecological Emergency. One of the ways which we are doing this is by planting trees throughout our borough. We are proposing the creation of a Tiny Forest in Burgess Park as a means to address rising temperatures, storing carbon , creating habitats and increasing valuable green spaces which can be used by the community. Tell us what you think? We're keen to know what you think about the tiny forest... More
    Opened 26 January 2024
  • Unpaid Carer's - Discovery

    Southwark Council is working with four South East London councils on a new Unpaid Carers Discovery project to better support carers in accessing information, advice, and support online. The project will run through January to March 2024, aiming to identify a few options to improve the current offer to carers. Throughout January, we will be conducting a series of 1:1 interviews and focus groups with carers to understand your experiences and journeys and consider how to better support you... More
    Opened 19 January 2024
  • Jazz Cafe, Maiden Voyage and NTS 2024

    On a case by case basis the council sometimes holds ticketed events in its parks. We do this for three main reasons. One is to bring culture close to home. T he council and our communities value the benefits that arts and culture bring to Southwark. We want our borough to celebrate and amplify its unique characteristics and diversity, for local people to come together to enjoy cultural activities and for our parks and open spaces to be welcoming,... More
    Opened 10 January 2024
  • A new Southwark Pensioners Centre

    Southwark Council is working with the Southwark Pensioners Centre (SPC) to open a new facility at 201-205 Camberwell Road. Their current premises has a number of spatial constraints and is in need of investment. With the increasing ageing population in Southwark there is also the need and opportunity for the centre to expand its services, activities and membership. Together we will develop a new fit for purpose facility for older people in the borough. Our aim is to: ... More
    Opened 20 December 2023
  • Consultation on admission arrangements and co-ordinated admission schemes 2025-26

    What is Southwark Council consulting on? The proposed reductions in the Published Admission Numbers [“PAN”] at two Southwark community primary schools for September 2025 intake onwards (see section 1) Southwark Council’s proposed admission arrangements 2025-26 for community primary schools in the borough (see section 2) Southwark Council’s proposed co-ordinated schemes for admission of children to Reception, Junior, Year 7 and Year 10 (see... More
    Opened 14 December 2023
  • Nunhead area - CPZ Consultation

    We would like your views on whether or not we should introduce a controlled parking zone (CPZ) in your area. We previously consulted on a larger zone but, following feedback from residents and assessment of parking pressure, we are now proposing a smaller zone covering the streets where there is most parking pressure, and where we have had requests from residents for controlled parking. We know that asking people to pay for parking when times are tough is difficult. However, we also... More
    Opened 11 December 2023
  • Dulwich Village area - CPZ Consultation

    We would like your views on whether or not we should introduce a controlled parking zone (CPZ) in your area. We previously consulted on a larger zone but, following feedback from residents and assessment of parking pressure, we are now proposing a slightly smaller zone covering the streets where there have been the most requests from residents for controlled parking. We are aware that Lambeth Council have recently implemented a controlled parking zone in Tulse Hill,... More
    Opened 11 December 2023
  • Queen's Road area - CPZ Consultation

    We would like your views on whether or not we should introduce a controlled parking zone (CPZ) in your area.We previously consulted on a larger zone but, following feedback from residents and assessment of parking pressure, we are now proposing a smaller zone covering the streets where there is most parking pressure, and where we have had requests from residents for controlled parking. We know that asking people to pay for parking when times are tough is difficult. However, we also know... More
    Opened 11 December 2023
  • Dulwich Village (Phase 3 design)

    We want to hear your views on proposed improvements along Dulwich Village and Calton Avenue. We have revised our proposals following public feedback received during Phase 2 consultation in November and December 2022, and in line with Southwark’s new approach to Streets for People . We have addressed concerns including safety for vulnerable road users; reducing traffic congestion along Dulwich Village, and improving the quality of the public... More
    Opened 7 December 2023
  • Peckham Area Character Study

    Tell us your thoughts on Peckham We want the views of the people who live, work in and visit Peckham on: the buildings, spaces and places what works well in the design of the areas and what doesn’t. The survey will help us make decisions about the area about what we should protect, and what we should try to change. Click on the link at the bottom of the page to choose an area on the map and complete a short survey. We look forward to hearing from you by... More
    Opened 7 December 2023
  • Southwark's Early Years Funding Arrangements for 2024 -25

    Overview The extension of working families’ funded early years provision to firstly 2 year-old and subsequently 9 month-old pupils, has led the Department for Education (DfE) to review its rules regarding local authorities’ funding arrangements for early years providers. The DfE consulted on proposed changes between July 21st 2023 and September 8th 2023 and published its response to the consultation on November 29th, 2023. As a consequence of... More
    Opened 6 December 2023
  • Rye Oak Primary School Street

    Tell us what you think about plans for a camera-controlled 'School Street' on Old James Street. We have worked with Rye Oak Primary School to develop plans for a 'School Street' on Old James Street, between the junctions with Scylla Road and Nunhead Lane. Using Automatic Number-Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras, motor vehicles would be banned from travelling through this section of road during school opening and closing hours (up to an hour each morning and afternoon). There... More
    Opened 28 November 2023
  • John Keats Primary School Street

    Tell us what you think about plans for a camera-controlled 'School Street' on Verney Road. We have worked with John Keats Primary School to develop plans for a 'School Street' on Verney Road, between the junctions with Verney Way and St James's Road. Using Automatic Number-Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras, motor vehicles would be banned from travelling through this section of road during school opening and closing hours (up to an hour each morning and afternoon). There would be... More
    Opened 21 November 2023
  • Women and girls safety survey 2023

    Help us take the right steps to improve women’s safety In 2021, Southwark Council’s Safer Communities Team conducted its first ever Women’s Safety Survey. To learn about women’s experiences in the borough and understand how safe women feel living, working, going to school and travelling in Southwark. Findings provided invaluable insight about how to improve the safety of all women in Southwark. For this, we want to say thank you. For information... More
    Opened 20 November 2023
  • Digital Strategy refresh 2023

    Our priority is to improve the services and opportunities we offer to the people of Southwark. Digital needs to be at the front and center of how we achieve this. Continually improving the way we manage our technology and digital services is crucial if we are to respond to local needs, operate with reduced budgets, and keep up with changes in the technology world. Creating a detailed roadmap within the strategy that outlines specific milestones and objectives for the digital... More
    Opened 15 November 2023
  • Streets for People - Walking Plan

    Take a look at Southwark's draft Walking Plan, part of a set of Streets for People plans, and tell us what you think about our proposals to make Southwark a borough built for pedestrians. You can read the full Walking Plan here. The plan is split into a series of sections, with specific proposals in each part: Going outside. Objective 1: Providing a safe and accessible pedestrian environment. Going places. Objective 2: Creating a connected network of... More
    Opened 13 November 2023
  • Streets for People - Electric Vehicle Plan

    Take a look at Southwark's draft Electric Vehicle (EV) Plan, part of a set of Streets for People plans, and tell us what you think about our proposals to make Southwark a borough which can respond to the increasing demand for EV infrastructure. You can read the full Electric Vehicle Plan here. The plan is split into a series of sections, with specific proposals in each part: EV Charging at Home EV Charging at your destination A Growing EV Network ... More
    Opened 13 November 2023
  • Streets for People - Cycling Plan

    Take a look at Southwark's draft Cycling Plan, part of a set of Streets for People plans, and tell us what you think about our proposals to make Southwark a borough where cycling is the fastest and most direct way to travel. You can read the full Cycling Plan here. The plan is split into a series of sections, with specific proposals in each part: Getting ready to ride Getting on your bike Getting where you're going The survey that follows has... More
    Opened 13 November 2023
  • Southwark Scheme for Financing Schools Consultation (Maintained Schools only) 2023-24

    Overview Local Authorities (LAs) are required to publish Schemes for Financing Schools, setting out the financial relationship between them and the schools they maintain. The School and Early Years Finance Regulations (England) 2023, Schedule 5 sets out the minimum content of those schemes. The Department for Education provides Statutory Guidance (Issue 15, updated 31 March 2023) about the contents, but there is local discretion on... More
    Opened 6 November 2023
  • Let's improve Dulwich Park basketball court

    We want to improve sport facilities in parks, to encourage people to lead healthier lives in their local community. Over the past few years, w ith funding support from the Lawn Tennis Association, we have improved tennis courts across seven park sites (Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, Southwark Park, Burgess Park, Belair Park, Brunswick Park, Dulwich Park, and Honor Oak Park). Dulwich Park has been given an additional opportunity to resurface... More
    Opened 2 November 2023
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