Lewisham ( / ˈluːɪʃəm /) is an area of southeast London, England, 5.9 miles (9.5 km) south of Charing Cross. It is the principal area of the London Borough of Lewisham, and is also within the historic county of Kent. It is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London,  with a large shopping centre and street market.
Lewisham - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre Coordenadas: 51°27′41″N 0°00′19″O ( mapa) Lewisham Lewisham (/ˈluːɪʃəm/) es una área del sureste de Londres, Inglaterra, 9.5 km al sur de Charing Cross. Es el área principal del Borough de Lewisham, y está también dentro del condado histórico de Kent.
Lewisham ( /ˈluːɪʃəm/ (?·i)) es un municipio londinense en la parte sudeste de Londres (London Borough of Lewisham), ( Inglaterra) Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte; forma parte del Londres interior. El principal asentamiento del municipio es Lewisham. La autoridad local es Lewisham London Borough Council y tiene su sede en Catford.
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Lewisham is a London borough in south-east London; it forms part of Inner London. The principal settlement of the borough is Lewisham. The local authority is Lewisham London Borough Council, based in Catford. The Prime Meridian passes through Lewisham. Blackheath, Goldsmiths, University of London and Millwall F.C. are located within the borough.
The borough was formed in 1965, by the London Government Act 1963, as an amalgamation of the former area of the Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham and the Metropolitan Borough of Deptford, which had been created in 1900 as divisions of the County of London. Minor boundary changes have occurred since its creation. The most significant amendments were ...
The borough is surrounded by the Royal Borough of Greenwich to the east, the London Borough of Bromley to the south, and the London Borough of Southwark to the west. The River Thames forms a short section of northern boundary with the Isle of Dogs in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Deptford Creek, Pool River, River Quaggy and River Ravensbourn...
The motto of the borough is "Salus Populi Suprema Lex", which means "The welfare of the people the highest law."
The current Chief Executive is Kim Wright. The borough is administered by the four directorates of the council: Children and Young People, Community Services, Customer Services, and Resources & Regeneration.
The borough is twinned with the following towns: 1. Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany 2. Antony, Hauts-de-Seine, France 3. Matagalpa, Nicaragua The borough has also signed a "friendship link" with Ekurhuleni, near Johannesburg, South Africa.
The London Borough of Lewisham is divided into 18 wards, first used in the 2002 elections, they are: 1. Bellingham 2. Blackheath 3. Brockley 4. Catford 5. Crofton Park 6. Downham 7. Evelyn 8. Forest Hill 9. Grove Park 10. Ladywell 11. Lee Green 12. Lewisham Central 13. New Cross
Previously the borough was divided into 26 wards and 6 areas, used for elections from 1978 to 1998. Some of these former wards had the same names as the present wards, but their borders were different. When the wards were revised for 2002, some became larger, absorbing parts of o
Lewisham's council, unlike most English councils, is led by a directly elected mayor. The first mayoral election was in 2002 and was won by the Labour Party candidate, Steve Bullock, who was re-elected in 2006, 2010 and 2014. Following the 2018 council elections, there are 54 Lab
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Lewisham is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Lewisham is located 7 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Inner West Council. The postcode is 2049. Lewisham is surrounded by the suburbs of Petersham, Dulwich Hill, Summer Hill, Haberfield and Lei...
Lewisham took its name in 1834 from the estate of Joshua Frey Josephson, a German-born businessman who would later become mayor of Sydney. The estate was named after the London borough of Lewisham, which means Leofsa's village or manor. The original residents of the Lewisham area were the Cadigal clan of the Darug tribe. Artefacts found near the Co...
Lewisham has a number of heritage-listed sites, including: 1. Great Southern and Western railway: Long Cove Creek railway viaducts, Lewisham 2. The Boulevarde: Lewisham Sewer Vent 3. over Long Cove Creek: Lewisham Sewage Aqueduct
Lewisham railway station is on the Inner West & Leppington Line of the Sydney Trains network. This provides access to the city, the interchange station of Strathfield and the commercial centres of Burwood, Newtown and Parramatta. Lewisham is notable in railway history as the termination point for the first train journey in the NSW colony in 1855, a...
A Trinity Grammar School Infants School was opened in February 2006 at 5 Thomas Street, Lewisham. The site was formerly Saint Thomas Becket Primary School which was founded in 1855 by the Sisters of Mercy. The school was originally for girls but became co-ed in the 1950s. Christian Brothers' High School is located on 58 - 61 The Boulevarde. Lewisha...
Saint Thomas Becket's Catholic church is located in Thomas Street. The current priest is Fr. Gerald Gleeson. The Servants of Mary Help of Christians operated its Marian Centre from St Thomas Becket Primary School Hall. It is now at 2 Missenden Rd CAMPERDOWN NSW 2049, operating from St. Joseph's church. Lewisham is also the home of the Maternal Hear...
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Lewisham (ˈluː.ɪʃəm/) est une zone dans le sud-est de Londres en Angleterre, dans le borough londonien de Lewisham, centrée à 5,9 milles (9,5 km) au sud-est de Charing Cross. La zone est identifiée dans le Plan de Londres comme l'un des 35 grands centres dans le Grand Londres 1.
Lewisham [ ˈluː.ɪʃəm] ist ein Stadtteil des Londoner Bezirks London Borough of Lewisham. Er liegt nördlich von Catford. Im Osten grenzt der Stadtteil an Lee und im Westen an Brockley. Im Norden wird er von Deptford und Greenwich begrenzt. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 2 Verkehr 3 Politik 4 Infrastruktur 5 Freizeit und Sport 6 Partnerschaften