Japanese knotweed is an invasive weed that grows extremely quickly. It can cause damage to pavings, roads, walls and buildings due to its strong growth. If you see this plant on public property or a Lambeth housing management estate, report it.

Do it by phone

Streetcare team: 020 7926 9000

Or email the details to streetcarecallcentre@lambeth.gov.uk

What you need to know...

If the plant is on your private property you are responsible for removing it.

What does it look like?

If you're not sure if you've found Japanese knotweed, check the Royal Horticultural Society website for its characteristics.