Get election ready

The UK General Election is on 4 July. 
Register to vote by 18 June.
If you need to vote by post, you must apply to do this by 5pm on 19 June.
You need valid photo ID to vote in person. If you don’t have valid ID, apply by 5pm on 26 June for a Voter Authority Certificate.  
Find out more about voting and elections in Southwark

Registered parks, gardens and London squares

Parks and gardens

There are five registered parks and gardens within Southwark:

  • Dulwich Park
  • Belair Park (in Dulwich)
  • Nunhead Cemetery
  • Peckham Rye Park
  • Southwark Park

There are historic landscapes included on Historic England’s Register of Historic Parks and Gardens. These are landscapes of national significance, and the register is to celebrate landscapes of note and take account of their significance in the planning process.

London squares

The London Squares Act of 1931 banned building work on important squares. We celebrate this urban form of development by noting their importance within London. They're considered to be non-designated heritage assets, and many are in conservation areas or comprise listed buildings or registered parks and gardens. There are 7 protected squares in Southwark:

  • Addington Square
  • Merrick Square
  • Trinity Church Square
  • West Square
  • Nelson Square
  • Leyton Square
  • Avondale Square

Page last updated: 04 April 2023

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