Meet the Mayor

The Mayor of Newham wants to hear from you. You can contact them directly about issues personal to you, join a discussion with other residents and businesses in the borough or invite her to an event you are organising.

Get in touch

You can email the Mayor.

Or write to them at:
The Mayor of Newham
1000 Dockside Road
E16 2QU

Invite the Mayor

The Mayor also makes frequent community visits across the borough: from schools to coffee mornings to community events.

You can invite the Mayor to visit an event you are hosting. If you fill in the invite the Mayor application form we will let you know if it is possible. Please give plenty of notice for your event.

Talk to the Mayor in person

Newham residents who would like to talk to the Mayor individually, can book an appointment to go along to one of the Mayor's surgeries. 

Limited slots available. Please call 020 8430 2000 to book or email​.  

Surgeries will happen on the second and fourth Saturday of each month* 

Next surgery 

Saturday 28 July, 10am - 12 noon 
Saturday 28 July 
Custom House and Canning Town Community Neighbourhood Centre and Library
18 Rathbone Market 
Barking Road
Canning Town
E16 1EH

*The Mayor's surgeries are not held in August.
​​Date Time​ Location​
​28 July 10am - 12 noon​ Canning Town Library
​8 September 10am - 12 noon
Stratford Library (first floor)​
​22 September 10am - 12 noon Forest Gate Library​
​13 October 10am - 12 noon​​
East Ham Library​
​27 October ​10am - 12 noon Canning Town Library​
​10 November 10am - 12 noon
Stratford Library (first floor)
​24 November 10am - 12 noon
Forest Gate Library​
​8 December  10am - 12 noon​​
East Ham Library​​

Telephone surgeries 

You can telephone 020 8430 2000 on the first and third Wednesday of each month*, 10 to 11am and leave your contact details and information relating to your query. 

The Mayor will then phone you back within two days. 

*Telephone surgeries are not held in August.

How we can help

For some issues you will get an answer more quickly by applying for services from, reporting problems to or appealing directly to the right council team.

Report it  


Apply for it  




Access council information 


Parking ticket appeals 


School admissions appeals 

You must follow a statutory process to appeal against a decision to refuse your child a place at your preferred school.

Planning applications and appeals 

These enquiries are not taken at surgery but find out how to apply for planning permission and how to appeal against a planning decision.

Assistance with immigration issues

You must contact your local MP if you have any immigration problems.

Advice on starting up a new business

These enquiries are not taken at surgery but see how we can help you to set up your business and make it a success.

Advice on selling to the council

These enquiries are not taken at surgery but if you run a business and you want to supply goods, services, building or other works to us, you can find out how to do it on our tenders and contracts pages.​
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  • The Mayor of Newham
    London Borough of Newham
    Newham Dockside
    1000 Dockside Road
    E16 2QU

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