Information for New Residents


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Welcome to Sydenham

Welcome to Lewisham

  • The highest number of parks and green spaces of any London borough.
  • London’s largest free fireworks at Blackheath each year.
  • In 2004 became the first council to have a directly-elected Young Mayor.
  • The UK’s only Conservatoire of Music and Dance, the Trinity Laban in Deptford, designed by Herzog and de Meuron.
  • Home to the eternally popular Horniman Walrus, on display since 1901.

More local claims to fame

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