Lambeth Council’s printed publications for residents

Lambeth Talk

Lambeth Talk is our quarterly magazine. It features community projects, local services, a guide to local events, special discounts and offers for residents and other interesting articles about a range of issues. It is posted through the doors of 131,000 Lambeth homes and businesses and is produced by the Communications team on behalf of Lambeth Council.

To read the latest Lambeth talk or past editions, visit our Love Lambeth website.

Production costs

Please find the breakdown below in relation to the production, distribution and income in relation to the Lambeth Talk publication.

Financial Year Production per edition (£) Production Annually (£) Distribution Per edition (£) Distribution Annually (£) Gross Edition total (£) Gross Annual total (£)
2015/16 (10 editions) 15,553.93 155,539.31 5,829.50 58,295.00 21,383.43 213,834.31
2016/17 (7 editions) 12,968.47 90,779.30 6,179.83 43,258.82 19,148.30 134,038.12
Financial Year Advertising revenue per edition average (£) Advertising revenue annually average (£) Net Edition total (£) Net annual total (£) Cost per household (131,000) (per edition) (£) Cost per household (131,000) (annually) (£)
2015/16 (10 editions) 5,375.14 53,751.38 16,008.29 160,082.94 0.12 1.22
2016/17 (Estimated, 7 editions) 3,156.75 22,097.25 15,991.55 111,940.87 0.12 0.85

Lambeth Talk is delivered to 131,000 households and businesses in the borough of Lambeth. That breaks down to 5,248 commercial addresses and 125,752 residential addresses in Lambeth.

Focus on newsletters

Focus on newsletters are specifically designed for residents of the five core areas of Lambeth: Brixton, Clapham, Streatham, Norwood and North Lambeth. Focus on newsletters include news about the local areas, community news, and a guide to local events.

The newsletters are delivered quarterly to 151,000 residents and businesses.

They newsletters are also published online on the Love Lambeth website.

Production costs

Financial Year Production per edition (£) Production Annually (£) Distribution Per edition (£) Distribution Annually (£) Gross Edition total (£) Gross Annual total (£)
2016/17 (2 editions) 7,940.40 15,880.80 8,789.22 17,578.44 16,729.62 33,459.24
Financial Year Advertising revenue per edition average (estimated) (£) Advertising revenue annually average (estimated) (£) Net Edition total (£) Net annual total (£) Cost per household (151,000) (per edition) (£) Cost per household (151,000) (annually) (£)
2016/17 (2 editions) 562.50 1,125.00 16,167.12 32,334.24 0.11 0.21

Communications team staffing

Lambeth Talk and Focus On are overseen by a communications officer and a designer. It also has contributions from the council’s communications team, the wider council and partner organisations. The officers who oversee the magazine also have other responsibilities.

Latest editions

The most recent editions can be read below.
View previous editions on Love Lambeth