We aim to support and empower local people to be able to influence major redevelopments affecting the environment they live in.

People may be concerned about issues such as genuinely affordable homes or maintaining and extending green space in the Borough.

We provide group training and workshops on planning issues and one to one support for local residents and small businesses impacted by major development

We contribute to local and national initiatives such as climate emergency strategies

We aim to work with Southwark council to ensure that planning decisions are made fairly and the needs of the community are considered.

Independent Evaluation Report of our project by Dr Alex Evans. Please click here to see the report.

Premises Procurement Specification

Southwark Law Centre is seeking to commission support to help us move to more suitable premises.

Please click here for more information.

The support we are looking to commission

• Work with the Law Centre to develop a detailed specification for the new premises

• Identify potential premises

• Advise on any planning permission issues

• Assist with procuring a survey of any potential premises and plans for adaptations

• Advise on planning permission requirements

Please send a CV, outline of how you would meet this commission, timeframe, and costings to:

Sally.causer@southwarklawcentre.org.uk by Monday 16th May 2022

Please contact us if we can provide any further information.

Useful websites

Southwark Group of Tenant’s Organisation: https://www.sgto.org.uk/wp_sgto

Southwark Planning Network: https://southwarkplanningn.wixsite.com/spnwebsite

Peckham Vision: https://www.peckhamvision.org/wiki/Main_Page

Latin Elephant: https://latinelephant.org/

35% Campaign: https://www.35percent.org/

Community Southwark: https://www.communitysouthwark.org/

Planning Aid for London: https://planningaidforlondon.org.uk

Southwark Council Planning Portal: https://planning.southwark.gov.uk/online-applications

Southwark Council Consultation Hub: https://consultations.southwark.gov.uk


Consultation Guidance from Planning Voice
Planning Aid for London Examination in Public Toolkit
Planning Policy Development Flow Chart from Southwark Council
Planning Application Development Flow Chart from Southwark Council[re-assess and update other resources from planning voice

Our Organisation

We are a registered charity and are governed by a trustee board of local residents.
Please click here to view our 2021 Annual Report
please click here to view our Audited Reports for the Year Ended March 31st 2021
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Company registration number: 1418763 • Charity registration number: 277927
Office of the Immigration Service Commissioners reference is N201000009