Southwark Council Officers
Resident Officer: Margaret Oku. Telephone 020 7525 4580 and 07908 115 153
Our resident officer Margaret is currently on long term sick leave and we hope to identify a replacement soon (October 2022).
Resident Services Manager: Sharron Smith. Telephone 020 7525 1562
Technical Officer: Marie Osborn

Southwark Council Communal Repairs and Pest Control
Telephone 0800 952 4444. Do not assume someone else has raised the need for a repair. The more that contact the council the sooner it gets done. This could be a broken lock, a blown bulb etc.

Your portal at the Council website
Register and log in to My Southwark to register repairs and keep track of payments and services.

Heating & Hot Water Outage Text Alert
Receive free text alerts from Southwark Council when the communal boilers are down by giving them your mobile number. Telephone 0800 952 4444 or e-mail

Bike Storage Rental
There are several secure lockers on the podium and within the basement that can be rented from the council’s contractor Cycle Hoop. Contact

Streetlink, for help with rough sleepers in public places telephone
0300 500 0914. There’s also a simple online form to register encounters with rough sleepers. In July 2017 the council announced a new partnership with Shelter to tackle the sharply rising problem of homelessness.

Local Police (Non emergency), for anti-social behaviour that is non threatening telephone 101

Local Councillors for St George’s ward, Southwark.
Our two ward councillors are members of the Liberal Democrat party which is the opposition party within the Labour-led Southwark Council and Labour MP. They can offer help in pressing for improvements to the area, addressing problems and representing you when dealing with challenging council officers.
Cllr Maria Linforth-Hall
Cllr Graham Neale

Local Developments
The website, managed by the local developers, markets the forthcoming proposed local redevelopment of much of Elephant and Castle. As balance to this read and subscribe to local investigative campaign 35% who are pressing for redevelopment that benefits all, including genuinely affordable homes. They have a long track record of exposing some dubious dealing by Southwark Council and local developers.
Editor: Richard Reynolds was created in 2004 by Richard Reynolds and operates in partnership but independently from the Perronet House & Princess St Residents Association.