We are responsible for the naming and numbering of new or existing streets and buildings in Lambeth.

Before completing the application form, please read the Street or building naming or numbering guidance notes.

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Please read the guidance notes before you complete the form.

Who can use this service

You must contact us if you need to do any of the following:

  • name new streets and pathways (parks are excluded)
  • name new buildings (licensed premises and theatres are excluded)
  • rename existing streets and buildings
  • decide on numbering and renumbering of buildings
  • register a new flat or property with Royal Mail.

Costs for this service

There is no charge for this service.

What you need to know...

Under most circumstances, you will need to submit a plan showing the external entrance to each affected property. If you have any questions about this or any other aspect of the application process please contact us on 020 7926 2283 or email StreetNN@lambeth.gov.uk

Please note that some applications, particularly those involving street or building names, can take a significant amount of time to process. You are advised to submit your application as soon as building work starts.