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London Borough of Lewisham

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London Borough of Lewisham
Lewisham
Shown within Greater London
Geography
Status:London borough
Area:
- Total
Ranked 329th
35.15 km²
ONS code:00AZ
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 38th
248,329
7,065 / km²
Ethnicity:65.9% White
3.8% S.Asian
23.4% Afro-Carib.
1.4% Chinese
Politics
Arms of Lewisham London Borough Council
Lewisham London Borough Council
http://www.lewisham.gov.uk/
Leadership:Mayor & Cabinet
Mayor:Steve Bullock
Labour
MPs:Jim Dowd, Bridget Prentice, Joan Ruddock
London Assembly:
- Member
Greenwich and Lewisham
- Len Duvall

The London Borough of Lewisham is a London borough in southeast London. It was formed in 1965 by an amalgamation of the former Boroughs of Lewisham and Deptford.

Unlike most English districts, its council is led by a directly-elected mayor, currently Steve Bullock.

It includes the areas:

Demographics of Lewisham

According to the 2001 census Lewisham has a population of 248,922. It is 66% White, 12% Black Caribbean and 9% Black African. 50% of households are owner-occupiers.

Politics

The borough includes the constituencies of Lewisham Deptford, Lewisham West and Lewisham East

Twinning

The borough is twinned with the following towns:



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