COVID-19 rapid testing (if you don’t have symptoms)

If you can’t work from home or you’re a key worker you can now book a rapid COVID-19 test if you don’t have symptoms.


Keep Southwark Safe

London Borough of Southwark Homepage

Offers information for residents, visitors and the business community.



10,000 new trees

Our ambitious planting programme will see 10,000 new trees introduced to the borough by 2022... Read more about 10,000 new trees

Youth opportunities

Youth opportunities

We're helping young people set their sights on the next steps along their career paths... Read more about Youth opportunities

School children

School reopening delayed

The January reopening of schools in Southwark has been delayed... Read more about School reopening delayed

Elephant Arcade

Elephant Arcade

Traders welcome councillors to opening of new retail arcade at Elephant and Castle... Read more about Elephant Arcade

Primary school admissions 2021

Primary school admissions 2021

Is your child starting primary school in September 2021? We have lots of useful information to help you make the right choice... Read more about Primary school admissions 2021

Knitting - adult learning

New year, new skills

Online or Covid-safe, our adult learning courses include knitting, art, creative writing and dancing... Read more about New year, new skills

Wild flowers

Climate emergency consultation

We want to know what you think of our suggested approach to reducing carbon and protecting biodiversity in Southwark... Read more about Climate emergency consultation

Postal vote

GLA elections 2021

We're already making plans to help you stay safe at polling stations but did you know you can vote by post? Read more about GLA elections 2021

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