Community Parklet Scheme

Lambeth’s Community Parklet Scheme, supported by the Big Shift Community Fund, will fund 25 parklets (one in each borough ward) created and maintained by residents and community groups in partnership with the council. 

How to apply

The application window is now open. Phase 3 applications will be processed during Spring/Summer 2024

If you have any questions about the application process or need support applying email us at

1. Understand your responsibilities 

As a parklet keeper you will be responsible for keeping the parklet safe, clean and accessible at all times. Please read the document below to understand your responsibilities before applying.  

2. Speak to your neighbours 

Discuss your idea for a parklet and its benefits with your neighbours and get their support. The more support you receive, the more likely your location will be shortlisted, however, it is important to remember it is not a vote.  

3. Complete the applicatio.n form

Community Parklet Scheme application form 

Your application will be considered based on scoring criteria by an internal panel. 

4. Design your parklet 

 If your location is shortlisted, we will contact you to move on to the next step of designing your parklet.