Mayor and Council
Find out how we are governed and how you can get involved, from voting in your local elections to working for us.
View a calendar of meetings and committees details.
Find information about your local councillors and the job they do or learn about how you could become a councillor.
Our elected Mayor is Damien Egan. He leads the community, speaks up for the borough and makes key decisions about local services.
Find out about our corporate strategy, values, priorities and budget.
In July 2018, the Council launched the first comprehensive review of Lewisham’s local democracy in sixteen years, led by a Working Group of eight councillors.
Find information about the Council, including how it's run, our finances and performance.
Search for vacancies, sign up for job alerts and get employment advice.
Register to vote or find out about the election process and previous election results.
Local assemblies are open meetings where you and others decide how to improve your area.
Get in touch if you have a complaint, compliment or suggestion, or see our whistleblowing policy.
Find out about the elected officials who represent you regionally and nationally.
Find out about the young mayor and other young people representing their peers in Lewisham and learn about their roles.
Find out how your councillors can hold the mayor and cabinet (otherwise known as the executive), officers and external organisations to account for the decisions that they make.
See information about what we are doing to prepare for Brexit and the rights of non-UK EU citizens.
Advice if you have been lawfully resident in the UK for a long time but do not have documents to prove your status.
From crime to conservation, schools to speed-bumps, have your voice heard.
If you're over 60 and live, work or study in the borough, you can join the Positive Ageing Council to discuss issues that effect the lives of older people.
See how we can support you to be active in your communities.
Find out about our funding streams and get advice on how to get funding for your project or organisation.
Find out how to get in contact with our Press Team.