Lewisham

The London Borough of Lewisham is located in Greater London, England. The borough is surrounded by the London Borough of Southwark to the west, the London Borough of Bromley to the south and Royal Borough of Greenwich to the east.

Damien Egan currently looks after Lewisham, one of the 32 boroughs in London. The borough is divided into 18 wards with 3 MPs representing each area including Vicky Foxcroft (Lewisham Deptford), Janet Daby (Lewisham East) and Ellie Reeves (Lewisham West and Penge). These 3 women have been transformational in driving forward the agenda for improvement and strengthening their constituencies in every way possible.

The borough of Lewisham is on the come up and is receiving a lot of recognition with recent awards including London Borough of Culture for 2020. This prestigious award is centred around a major initiative launched by the Mayor of London in June 2017. Lewisham will benefit from the award of  £1.35 million to stage an ambitious, year-long programme of cultural events celebrating the wealth of creative talent in the borough with the aim of delivering impactful social change.

Lewisham is currently undergoing regeneration which is a significant indication that the local authorities are involved in the process. With all the new developments entering the borough, great employment opportunities will be created, attracting thousands of people into the area. This will have a positive impact on the area with chances for future developments, as demand for local commodities will increase.

Transport in Lewisham

Lewisham Council are constantly working on developing and bettering the transport links in various neighbourhoods. This includes great additions to the area such as the cycle routes which help with air quality and low emissions and also Overground service in Brockley, New Cross, Sydenham, Forest HIll and Honor Oak which has had a great effect on property prices in the borough. The London City Airport is a medium-size airport giving people access to many countries. Nonetheless, just on an hour and 15 minutes away are Heathrow, Gatwick, Southend and Luton, providing links to both Europe and the wider world.

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Up and coming areas in Lewisham

Deptford

If you are looking for a great area in zone 2, don’t look any further than Deptford which offers a huge amount of culture. The area offers several new developments and plans with great transport links into London make Deptford a haven for first-time buyers and investors.

Lewisham

Lewisham is an area with affordable period houses and many flats for first-time buyers. With the proposed extension of the Bakerloo line, this will increase the desirability of Lewisham, providing the area with additional transport links in and around London.

New Cross

New Cross is served by two stations with great access into central London. The area is deeply connected with creativity and imagination with Goldsmiths, University of London being located in the area, providing opportunities for the growth and openings of bars and restaurants. These trendy factors are set to increase the desirability of the area and ultimately the market value of local properties.

Most expensive areas in Lewisham

Blackheath

Average property price of…

£646,146

Sydenham

Average property price of…

£539,063

Brockley

Average property price of…

£521,135

Partner estate agent in Lewisham

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Population of Lewisham

Council tax in Lewisham

Council tax in Lewisham ranges through eight bands, from £1,097.20 per year to £3,292.88. For more information on council tax in Lewisham, click here.

Top 5 parks in Lewisham

Beckenham Place Park – Downham

Mountsfield Park – Catford/Lee & Hither Green

Mayow Park – Sydenham

Hilly Fields – Brockley

Manor House Gardens – Lee & Hither Green

Top 5 things to do in Lewisham

St Paul’s Church – Deptford

Horniman Museum – Forest Hill

Migration Museum – Lewisham

The Master Shipwright’s House – Deptford

Brockley Market – Brockley

MPs for Lewisham

Lewisham Deptford

Vicky Foxcroft

Lewisham East

Janet Daby

Lewisham West and Central

Ellie Reeves

Damien Egan

Damien Egan

Mayor of Lewisham

Labour Elected in 2018

Average property prices in Lewisham

Average detached property

Average semi-detached property

Average terraced property

Average flat/maisonette property

Towns in Lewisham

Blackheath

Lewisham East

SE3

Brockley

Lewisham Deptford

SE4

Catford

Lewisham East

SE6

Deptford

Lewisham Deptford

SE8

Downham

Lewisham East

BR1

Forest Hill

Lewisham West and Penge

SE23

Grove Park

Lewisham East

SE12, SE9, BR1

Honor Oak

Lewisham West and Penge

SE23, SE4

Ladywell

Lewisham Deptford

SE4, SE13

Lee & Hither Green

Lewisham East

SE3, SE12, SE13

Lewisham

Lewisham Deptford

SE13

New Cross

Lewisham Deptford

SE4, SE14

St Johns

Lewisham Deptford

SE4, SE8

Sydenham

Lewisham West and Penge

SE26