Bad weather update: Wednesday, 28 February 2018

28 February 2018

Written by: Lambeth Council

Council services > Health and Wellbeing > Safety > Transport

Most council services are continuing as normal however some are being affected by the snow. 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 are 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 Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Primary Schools

  • Iqra
  • Kings Avenue
  • Lark Hall
  • St Saviour’s
  • Sudbourne

Secondary Schools

  • The London Nautical School

Partial Closures

School Name        

  • Sunnyhill – Primary school is open, but nursery is closed.
  • Platanos College – Open to Year 11 pupils only; closed to all other pupils

SEND travel

Special Education Needs & Disability (SEND) service, travel support: no minibuses were available to Elm Court special school this morning. All others are open, although many taxis haven’t been able to run.

Street sweeping and gritting

All street sweeping and litter picking has been suspended and replaced by snow clearing and gritting.

All priority roads were gritted from 3am this morning, and all refuse and recycling crews are out as normal. However collections may be affected by snow in some areas, and in these cases collections will take place tomorrow and scheduled collections caught up over the weekend if necessary.

Other buildings

Carnegie Library in Herne Hill is closed today due to heating issues.


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