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External links and resources

We have a growing database of resources and external links that you may find useful. Select a category from the list below.


  • Arts in Southwark

    Information about galleries, music, theatre, dance and creative industries in Southwark.

  • Arts in the park

    Arts education charity devoted to making art with people for city parks and gardens.


Government organisations

  • Houses of Parliament

    On this site you can contact your MP, and find out what's happening today in the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

  • Info4Local.gov.uk

    One-stop portal for local authorities. It provides local authorities with quick and easy access to information from more than 60 government departments, agencies and public bodies.

  • Local Government Association

    The association works with and for its member authorities to realise a shared vision of local government that enables local people to shape a distinctive and better future for their locality and its communities.

Health and disabilities

  • Focus on Disability

    This site has a wide range of information for disabled people and their carers in the UK, and links to other useful organisations.

  • Independent Living Team

    Services provided by the Independent Living Team at Southwark Resource Centre

  • Southwark Primary Care Trust

    This is the local NHS organisation responsible for all local primary and community care services. In addition, it is responsible for improving the health of local people and tackling health inequalities as well as commissioning hospital services.

  • The Disabled Workers Co-operative

    The co-operative is a not-for-profit organisation that helps disabled people to help themselves, and features an online database of the skills, services and products disabled people have to offer.

  • Transport for All

    The magazine for London's disabled travellers.

Housing and accommodation


Local information

  • Ecojam London

    Advertise and find green and ethical events, volunteer opportunities and jobs. You can even search for free items, businesses and projects going on across Southwark and London.

  • London Farmers Markets

    Listings for markets where you can buy good-quality produce from local suppliers. Check out the one in Peckham on Sundays from 9.30am to 1.30pm.

  • london-SE1.co.uk

    News and views from and for the community of SE1.

  • Londonvisions (London Guide)

    A tourist guide to London.

  • Mysouthwark.co.uk

    Lifestyle website with info on topics including bars and music, cinema, arts, resturants and even dating.

  • South London Guide

    The definitive guide to southeast and southwest London, with details of events and local attractions.

  • South London Press

    News and information from the South London Press newspaper group.

  • The Peckham Society

    The society encourages interest in and care for the environment and history of Peckham and the surrounding area. It holds frequent meetings and arranges guided tours. Committee members also attend planning and conservation meetings.

  • UpMyStreet

    Enter your postcode or area for local information on property, crime, services and local services and businesses.

Online village news and events pages

Voluntary organisations

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