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Severe weather

Weekend of 17/18 March 2018

​Service​Information​Last updated
​Libraries​Check the Merton Libraries Twitter feed for the latest information16 March 2018, ​5.38pm
Help for rough sleepers

​If you see someone who may be sleeping rough, please contact:

  • SPEAR Outreach Team during office hours on 020 8404 1481 or 07960 035250
  • Night Duty outside office hours on 020 8770 5000
​16 March 2018, ​5.38pm


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​​​​​​​Hosepipe bans and drought orders

The water companies serving Merton may impose hosepipe bans and restrictions on water use when there is a drought. For details visit their websites:


Industrial action

If industrial action, such as a strike, affects our services we’ll publish the details on this page.


London-wide emergencies

The Greater London Authority has a London-wide strategy for preparing for and responding to emergencies in the capital. Find out more on the London Prepared website.