Kath Whittam

Past Mayor of Southwark Cllr Kath Whittam has a long record as a community activist. From serving as Chair of her Safer Neighbourhood Ward Panel, private residents’ representative on the Canada Water Campaign Forum, and Chair of the Rotherhithe Under 5’s Group at Time and Talents as her earlier involvement in the community she has lived in since 1987. Her lifelong interest in the natural environment saw her become a Friend of Lavender Pond and Russia Dock Woodland, and she was the manager of Surrey docks farm. She has also been a very active member of The Amicable Society working with other members on the conservation of the two historic statues standing proud above the old Free School in Rotherhithe to restore their paintwork and brighten their traditional ‘bluecoats’. Meanwhile her commitment to education after teaching science for 16 years, has continued in her role as School Governor first at Redriff School, Bacons College as parent governor and now Albion Primary School.  Since 2014 she has been an elected councillor for Rotherhithe Ward.

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