About Cleaner Greener Safer

The Cleaner Greener Safer programme has been helping Southwark residents transform their local areas since 2003. Over 3,800 projects have been funded in the past 18 years, including playground renovations, upgrades to sports facilities, new cycle parking, tree planting, fencing and lighting improvements. 

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All eligible ideas are considered by your local ward councillors. Decisions will be announced at Multi Ward Area meetings in spring 2022.

If you apply to receive your funding as a grant, you'll receive an initial assessment form which you must return to help us evaluate your idea. Visit our Cleaner Greener Safer grants page for more information.

If you have any questions regarding your application for capital funding or would like to be added to our mailing list, contact the CGS team.


The application period has now closed and will reopen next autumn.

What is the Devolved Highways programme

The application form also collects ideas to improve the public highway which are being considered for an additional fund the Devolved Highways programme. This is a programme of capital funding used to improve the public highway infrastructure and enhance transport facilities. This includes minor improvement schemes, such as improved pedestrian crossing points or traffic calming measures, or street greening works, such as the introduction of trees and grass verges. For more information, visit our Devolved Highways page.

Decisions will be announced at Multi Ward Area meetings in spring 2022.

For more information on the Devolved Highways programme, email us or call 020 7525 4077.

Page last updated: 13 October 2021

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