Library closures - 13 and 14 August 2022

Due to the extreme heat and high temperatures inside, some of our libraries will be closed on Saturday and Sunday (13 and 14 August). They include Peckham, Dulwich, John Harvard, Camberwell and Brandon. We’re sorry for any inconvenience.

COVID-19 business support and information

Find out about support for businesses affected by COVID-19.

COVID-19 Financial support for businesses

The government and the council offer financial support to help businesses affected by COVID-19, including the following below.

Business rates relief

At the budget on 27 October 2021, the chancellor announced a new business rates relief scheme for retail, hospitality and leisure properties.

The 2022-23 Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Business Rate Relief Scheme will provide eligible occupied retail, hospitality and leisure properties with a 50% relief, up to a cash cap limit of £110,000 per business. 

Contact us

If you have any questions about the support available or want to discuss an issue affecting your business, email us at;

You can also sign up to our business e-newsletter, which provides regular updates for Southwark businesses affected by COVID-19.

Page last updated: 03 August 2022

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