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Local history projects

Find out about local history projects, including war memorials and our picture archive.

Celebrating our heritage appropriately

One of Lewisham’s great strengths as a borough is our diversity, and we want to ensure we celebrate and commemorate our culture and heritage in the most appropriate way.

History of local areas

Learn more about your local area's history, its architecture and the people who have lived there.

The borough in pictures

Discover the history of the borough as told through its pictures.

Maroon plaques

Find out about the Lewisham maroon plaques scheme and how you can nominate someone for a plaque.

Our war memorials project

Information about our project to record all the war memorials in the borough.