Save energy and keep warm in your home

With energy prices increasing, many of us are looking for ways to reduce our expenses. This guidance includes advice on how to reduce your energy use, how to stay warm and highlights grants to make your home energy efficient.

Free energy saving kits

Lambeth council is offering free energy saving kits to help those who are struggling to pay their energy bills this winter. 

If you live in Lambeth and are struggling to pay your energy bills, you can collect a free energy saving kit for your household from your local library.

What is in the kit

  • Draught excluder tape
  • Letterbox draft excluder
  • Radiator reflector panels
  • LED lightbulbs
     
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    A range of measures to save energy in the home, displayed on a table

The items can help you to:

  • save up to £240 per year on energy bills
  • keep your home warm
  • reduce carbon emissions

Follow the links below for information on how to install the measures in the kit:

Energy savings kits pick-up centres

Pick up locations

Opening times

Brixton Tate Library
Brixton Oval
SW2 1JQ

Monday 1pm to 8pm

Tuesday 10am to 8pm

Wednesday 10am to 6pm

Thursday 10am to 8pm

Friday 10am to 6pm

Saturday 9am to 5pm

Sunday 12pm to 5pm

Carnegie Library
192 Herne Hill Road
SE24 0DG

Monday 2pm to 7pm

Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 7pm

Wednesday and Friday 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm

Saturday 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm

Sunday Closed

Clapham Library
Mary Seacole Centre
91 Clapham High Street
SW4 7DB

Monday 1pm to 8pm

Tuesday and Friday 10am to 6pm

Wednesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm

Saturday 9am to 5pm

Sunday 1pm to 5pm

Waterloo Library
1 Kennington Road
SE1 7QP

Monday 1pm to 5pm

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am to 5pm

Wednesday 10am to 7pm

Saturday and Sunday Closed

Durning Library
167 Kennington Lane
SE11 4HF

Monday 1pm to 6pm

Tuesday and Friday 10am to 6pm

Wednesday 10am to 8pm

Saturday 9am to 5pm

Sunday and Thursday Closed

Tate South Lambeth Library
180 South Lambeth Road
SW8 1QP

Monday 1pm to 6pm

Wednesday and Friday 10am to 6pm

Thursday 10am to 8pm

Saturday 9am to 5pm

Sunday and Tuesday Closed

Minet Library
52 Knatchbull Road
SE5 9QY

Monday 1pm to 8pm

Tuesday to Friday 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm

Saturday 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm

Sunday Closed

Streatham Library
63 Streatham High Road
SW16 1PN

Monday 1pm to 8pm

Tuesday and Wednesday 10am to 8pm

Thursday and Friday 10am to 6pm

Saturday 9am to 5pm

Sunday 12pm to 5pm

West Norwood Library
1-5 Norwood High Street
SE27 9JX

Monday 1pm to 8pm

Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm

Wednesday and Friday 10am to 6pm

Saturday 10am to 6pm

Sunday 1pm to 5pm

Upper Norwood Library
39 Westow Hill SE19 1TQ

Tuesday 10am to 6pm

Wednesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm

Friday 10am to 6pm

Saturday 10am to 6pm

Sunday and Monday Closed