The Camberwell Society

Society for those living, working or interested in Camberwell

In these difficult times of self-isolation two groups have come forward to offer support on errands, food shopping and telephone befriending :

•The Grove Group of Volunteers, contact on , text or WhatsApp, to seek help or join as a volunteer, or Facebook: "Southwark Mutual Aid Covid 19",

Francesca & Will, contact on again text or WhatsApp to seek or offer help

If you are struggling to get food either because of self isolation or loss of earnings then this Southwark Council website is a useful summary of options available to you

Our friends the SE5 Forum have a very comprehensive guide to getting and giving help on their website

If you have the means to help others then foodbanks in the area are accepting financial donations on-line or look out for the boxes at the supermarkets: , ,

The Maudsley Charity are raising donations to help the South London and Maudsley Trust continue to support those with mental illness across south London. You can make a donation here: and see a video of Jo Brand making an appeal

Which Camberwell food outlets are delivering? This useful map from the guys at is an excellent source:

Do also check the websites of the your favourite local pubs as many are starting delivery, takeaway, cook at home, and/or deli food shopping options and it would be good to help them stay in business eg: ,

It was also noticed that Theo's have started a limited menu for delivery only within a 5 min bike ride (0.5 miles) limited days, call 020 3026 4224

A tiny selection of Specialist Food and Drinks Shops delivering in the area: William Rose Butchers, phone orders only 020 8693 9191, ; Moxons Fishmongers, phone orders only, 07513 403346, ; Villagers Sausages, big range of gluten free sausages, free delivery to Camberwell orders over £30, phone 020 8325 5475, ; Bottle Cave, 79 Lordship Lane, free deliveries phone 07957 107923, excellent range of craft beers (Bermondsey Beer Mile out of bounds now? No problem, you can do it all from here on the phone!). For a wider listing of shops and craft breweries doing deliveries see this list put together by the admirable folks at Nunhead Knocks

Keep Up To Date with what's happening in the area:

Always follow the social distancing rules, 2m minimum separation and wash hands regularly.

Be wise and stay safe