London Borough of Lewisham

London Borough of Lewisham provides advice, support and information to startups and established firms in Lewisham.

Business support

Lewisham Council provides signposting to business support services, training and events for startups and small firms in the borough.

Business premises

London Borough of Lewisham provides information on co-working spaces available to rent.


Lewisham libraries are a good source of information and intelligence for startups and small business owners.

Trading licences

The local licensing team provides information about how to apply for various trading licences.

Business rates

London Borough of Lewisham is responsible for collecting business rates and dealing with any related queries.


Lewisham Council provides information to help business owners bid for public sector tenders.

Emergency contacts

London Borough of Lewisham provides an out-of-hours service for emergencies such as:

  • Collapsed or unsafe buildings.
  • Emergency repairs to council-owned property.
  • Extreme weather.

Tel: 020 8314 6000

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