Hammersmith & Fulham Council

Call 020 8748 3020

Hammersmith & Fulham is the council for the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham in Greater London and is one of the 32 London boroughs.  It was created in the 1963 changes from two separate local authorities and was renamed in 1980.

The council is responsible for a wide range of services for its residents and businesses in the area.  These range from parking and planning to council tax, children and young people’s services and the collection of recycling and rubbish.  There are also leisure services such as overseeing arts and parks, sports and the environment.

The council is separated into 16 wards with a total of 46 councillors:

  1. Addison
  2. Askew
  3. Avonmore & Brooke Green
  4. College Park & Old Oak
  5. Fulham Broadway
  6. Fulham Reach
  7. Hammersmith Broadway
  8. Munster
  9. North End
  10. Palace Riverside
  11. Parsons Green & Walham
  12. Ravenscourt Park
  13. Sands End
  14. Shepherd’s Bush Green
  15. Town
  16. Wormholt & White City

Contacting the council

There is a range of ways to get in touch with the council to get help and advice.  The main switchboard is a good starting place and the number is 020 8748 3020. There is also an out of hours emergency number 020 8748 8588.  If you need to use a Text Relay service, then dial the number you want with 18001 at the front. And if you need to post something to the council, the main address is:

Hammersmith & Fulham Council

Town Hall, King Street


London W6 9JU

Many of the departments within the council also have their own contact details.  So you can reach out to them to get direct help. This includes the Benefits department which includes housing benefit, council tax support and free school meals on 020 8753 6681 and building control for planning permission and other building issues on 020 8753 1081.

If you want to pay your council tax or query your bill, call 020 8753 6681.  Or if there is a problem with refuse collection, street cleaning or other environmental issues, you can ring 020 8753 1100.  

You can also access a lot of the services via the website https://www.lbhf.gov.uk including using the email contact form to send a query.