News Archive - 2018

Southwark wins £50K for new Creative Enterprise Zone

Southwark Council has been awarded £50,000 from the Greater London Authority to investigate a Creative Enterprise Zone (CEZ), designed to help build upon the cultural and creative heartlands across the capital.

Hollydale Primary School celebrate ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted

The Nunhead school has seen its rating rise to ‘Good’ in all categories following an inspection by Ofsted in February.

Thousands of homes across Southwark set for better broadband

Residents living on council estates across Southwark could get access to faster broadband by this time next year thanks to new agreements between the council and providers including Hyperoptic, and Community Fibre.

Southwark Council marks Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day

Sunday 18 March is Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day which seeks to proactively encourage everyone to think, spot and speak out against child sexual exploitation.

St Francis School flying high following World Book Day Award win

St Francis RC Primary School is celebrating their Gold Medal win for their space themed World Book Day Award display.

Council repairs to be brought in-house

Last night (13 March), Southwark Council’s cabinet reaffirmed its commitment to bring its housing repairs service in house, in order to drive up standards and ensure a consistent approach to repairs for the benefit of tenants.

Southwark Council wins Intelligent Parking Award

Southwark Council is delighted to have won the Intelligent Parking Award at the British Parking Awards at the Lancaster Gate Hotel on 9 March.

Southwark sets the bar high for school building design

Southwark Council has created an ambitious set of guidelines for any new school buildings to ensure the best learning environments for our children.

Southwark Council fixes future stake in Canada Water regeneration

Southwark Council will strike a deal with British Land to ensure the future regeneration of Canada Water and secure benefits for local people.

Southwark Council approves plans to acquire Champion Hill site including Dulwich Hamlet grounds

Southwark Council’s Cabinet has approved plans to acquire the site at Champion Hill in East Dulwich where non-league football team Dulwich Hamlet have traditionally played their home games.