Community information

Community information

Our local area has an amazing array of local groups of people, businesses and activists.

We've listed a bunch of these below.

Have we missed any? Let us know!

Local charities

Waterloo Action Centre

A community centre in the heart of Waterloo

A centre for community and locally based events. Provides a general advice service for Lambeth residents on civil matters including legal and financial matters. Venue and meeting room hire is also available.

Waterloo Community Development Group

Founded in 1972, the aim of the WCDG is to work with and for Waterloo residents to maintain and develop a healthy and sustainable community, for more land for homes and amenities such as shops and open space, for the benefit of present and future generations.

WCDG offers advice and support to individuals and organisations on development proposals and planning applications.

WCDG holds public meetings every 6 weeks to consider development proposals and other projects.

Waterloo Foodbank

This foodbank is run in partnership with South Bank Churches, a network of local churches, and is facilitated by Oasis Community Hub Waterloo.

Lambeth Mutual Aid

A group of individuals in Lambeth, concerned about our neighbours and community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Bank and Waterloo Neighbours

SoWN and the many organisations who are part of it work on a wide range of issues that support and strengthen our community. SoWN is the sum of all that everyone in the community does to create a caring, friendly, supportive, vibrant and exciting area.

They run the South Bank and Waterloo Forum, in conjunction with our local MPs for the area. It meets three or four times a year to discuss issues of concern to residents of the South Bank, Waterloo and Blackfriars

South Bank and Waterloo Forum

The South Bank and Waterloo Forum (formerly the South Bank Forum) is chaired by MPs Florence Eshalomi and Neil Coyle.

The meeting is jointly organised by South Bank & Waterloo Neighbours (SoWN) and the South Bank and Waterloo Partnership.

Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre

Coin Street Community Centre is a lively mixed use community facility that provides adult training, training and social enterprise support spaces; in addition to offices, conference and social spaces.

Jubilee Gardens Trust

The trust manages the public park located at the foot of the London Eye amidst the hustle and bustle of South Bank.