• Norwood Forum


Rathbone Society - volunteers sought

Rathbone Society is an organisation that supports people with learning disabilities and young people through promoting independence and life skills, supporting people to try new things and creating opportunities for people to come together.

West Norwood Cemetery Draft Regulations: consultation

Lambeth Council has already updated the Cemetery Regulations for the Lambeth and Streatham Cemeteries, and has now produced a draft of the intended Regulations for the West Norwood Cemetery. Norwood Forum is hosting this public consultation in order to give local residents the opportunity to comment on the proposed regulations.

Weeds v Urban Plants?

Lambeth has just announced it will delay the phasing out of glyphosate spraying on our streets until October 2021. The reason given is that the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that they have had to delay the procurement work related to this service by six months.

West Norwood FC 2018-

Chairman and Manager Ryan King has kindly provided this article about West Norwood FC (WNFC) today – The Black and Blue Army.

West Norwood FC 1887-1937

Our friends from the Norwood Society have prepared this article on the formation of West Norwood FC (The Bantams).

Know Your Norwood - Charles Alcock

This year’s COVID-19 delayed FA Cup final will be held a week tomorrow on Saturday 1 August 2020 (5pm) with Arsenal playing Chelsea in a London derby. Its timely then to highlight a sporting visionary who created the FA Cup tournament: Charlie Alcock (1842 –1907). He was an outstanding footballer and cricketer and sports administrator.

Free online Drama Sessions for children

Homes for Lambeth have some free online drama sessions for children and young people aged 7-18.These are aimed at families living on the estates that Homes for Lambeth are rebuilding but we are also happy to invite neighbours living near to those estates along too. The estates concerned are:

West Norwood Library reopens!

We're pleased to confirm, West Norwood Library is re-opening from Monday 20 July 2020. Open from 11am to 4pm Monday to Saturday by appointment only, though you can can return your books without an appointment: