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Council spending over £250

Monthly reports showing Council spending over £250 including who we paid, how much we paid and what for.

The documents below include:

  • all individual items we purchase
  • payments we make to contractors carrying out work on our behalf
  • other spend we incur in carrying out our business
  • from September 2019 they will also include the department that made the purchase

They exclude:

  • salaries
  • housing benefit payments
  • sensitive social services information which could put vulnerable individuals at risk
  • personal information, such as the names of individuals receiving payments
  • the names of sole traders
  • confidential information, such as council tax or business rate refunds

Payments to suppliers


For data protection reasons, where payments have been made to individuals, the names have been replaced with the word 'Redacted'.

£ Spend

This shows the spend made to each supplier for the period. Where there are multiple lines for a supplier this relates to payments by different services within the Council, and therefore some of these lines will include amounts below £250. All amounts displayed are exclusive of VAT.


This shows the individual service groups that the payments were charged to.


This provides details of the type of service that the payment relates to.


  • EMP – employees
  • SUPL – supplies and services
  • PREM – premises
  • TRAN – transfer payments
  • THPP – third party payments

You can also view the annual statement of accounts and salaries of executive directors.

All Lewisham Council contracts let over £50,000 are listed on the London Tenders Portal – Contract Register.

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