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Apply for street naming and numbering

Apply for new street names and numbers or to change your property name.
We have made some changes to our planning service

Read more about the changes we have made to our service.

Prices for naming and numbering

New developments

  • New street name – £350 per street

  • New building naming – £350 per building

  • One new property number – £50

  • Multiple new property numbers (e.g. for a street or block of flats) – £50 one-off admin charge plus £10 per property 

Existing properties

  • Adding a name to a numbered property – £50

  • One change of house name or number – £50

  • Multiple changes to building name or number (e.g. converting a house into flats) – £50 one-off admin charge plus £10 per property

  • Confirmation of address to solicitor, agent, bank etc. – £30

Please note that street naming and numbering is not subject to VAT.

How to complete the form

1. Please read the street naming and numbering guidance before completing the form.  

2. You will need to have the following documents to hand, as well as your card for online payment:

  • Floor plan (indicating all the proposed entrances to the building and the number of floors).

  • Site plan/Location plan

  • Approved planning application

  • Building control certificate

  • Authorisation document if you are not the freeholder

  • Any other relevant documents (e.g. for large developments)

3. The contact details you provide must be for the person responsible for submitting the form, who is able to answer questions about the submission by phone or email.

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Street Naming and Numbering

Fourth Floor, Laurence House, 1 Catford Road, London, SE6 4RU
Telephone: 020 8314 9551
Email: SNN5690@lewisham.gov.uk