Bad weather update: Friday, 2 March 2018

2 March 2018

Written by: Lambeth Council

Council updates > Health and Wellbeing > News > Safety > Transport > Your neighbourhood

Most council services are continuing as normal, but some are still being affected by the snow. Below is a list of schools that have announced that they will not be opening today, Friday 2 March.

Please see below for updates throughout the day, on school closures, travel services and street sweeping.

Windrush Square covered in snow

A number of schools in Lambeth have been closed today, due to the problems caused by snow.

A list of those that have already announced closures is below, but this will be updated here throughout the day.

For further information about arrangements for individual schools, please contact the school directly, or see its website.

School Closures for Friday 2 March 2018

Primary and Special Schools

  • Aurora House
  • Christchurch SW9
  • Crown Lane
  • Elm Wood
  • Fenstanton PS
  • Granton PS
  • Immanuel and St Andrew
  • Iqra Primary
  • Julian’s PS
  • Kings Avenue
  • Kingswood PS
  • Livity
  • Loughborough Primary
  • Michael Tippett Special School
  • Reay PS
  • St. Andrew’s CE PS
  • St. Andrews RC PS
  • St. Bernadette’s
  • St. Jude’s CE
  • St Saviour’s
  • St Stephen’s
  • Vauxhall
  • Woodmansterne PS

Secondary Schools

  • Bishop Thomas Grant
  • City Heights Academy
  • La Retraite
  • London Nautical
  • Trinity Academy

Partial Closures

  • Effra Primary – Nursery closed
  • Platanos College – Open to Year 11 pupils only; closed to all other pupils
  • King’s College London Maths School – from 1.30
  • St Bede’s RC Infant & Nursery
  • South Bank Engineering UTC – will close early

Housing Services

Due to current adverse weather conditions we are only able to deal with emergency situations such as gas leaks, people stuck in lifts, heating and hot water issues for vulnerable residents, total loss of electricity, severe leaks or blockages and total loss of water.

If your call is regarding anything else please call back at a later date when we will be able to assist you.

Street sweeping and gritting

Our Lambeth streets team have been out since 4am every day, spreading a total of 350 tonnes of grit on our roads. For more information, see our gritting guide.

SEND, College/Day centre transport

A number of routes have been cancelled today due to health & safety concerns.

Customer Centre

Lambeth council’s Brixton Customer Centre, at Olive Morris House on Brixton Hill, is only for appointments only today, due to impacts resulting from the bad weather. The situation will be reviewed on Monday morning.

Lambeth Parks

We have cancelled all pitch bookings for this weekend. Parkrun and the Frank Harmer 10k have also been cancelled. In addition, some facilities have had to be closed due to the water supply freezing over.

Sites are being locked as normal. So whilst we want people to come and enjoy the snow, please take into consideration the closing time is 5:45pm this week.

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