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Lewisham


Lewisham is a London borough in the south-east of the city which came about when the boroughs of Lewisham and Deptford were amalgamated in 1965. Along with Hackney, Lewisham is one of Britain's few council districts to be led by an elected mayor. In times gone by the road from Dover to London (these days the A2) was a dangerous one, populated by highwaymen in the area of Blackheath, but it was also a place where sports were played and fairs held, in fact it's use as a venue for recreation remains to this day: it now hosts the start of the London Marathon.

The borough of Lewisham has been called home by the late James Callaghan, former Prime Minister; and Terry Waite, the Archbishop of Canterbury's special envoy sent to negotiate the release of hostages in Beiruit only to be held hostage himself for 5 years, had his family home in Blackheath.

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  Lewisham - Essential Info
Official name of borough:The borough of Lewisham
Local Government:Lewisham Council
Council Address:Town Hall, Catford, London SE6 4RU
Council email:info@lewisham.gov.uk
Council phone:020 8314 6000
Council website:www.lewisham.gov.uk
Population of Lewisham (est.):248329


  Areas in Lewisham
The following is a list of the main places, towns and areas in Lewisham:

Bell Green, Bellingham, Blackheath, Brockley, Catford, Deptford, Downham, Forest Hill, Grove Park, Hither Green, Honor Oak, Honor Oak Park, Ladywell, Lee, Lewisham, Lower Sydenham, New Cross, New Cross Gate, St Johns, Southend, Sydenham, Upper Sydenham.

  Lewisham Local Directory

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