A to Z of Council Services

Safe City Strategy

The Safe City Partnership is a group of organisations working to ensure that Southampton remains a safe city to live, work, learn, invest and visit.

More about... Southampton Safe City Strategy

Safeguarding adults

What to do if you are concerned about an adult.

More about... Reporting abuse or concerns

Safeguarding children

What to do if you are worried about a child.

More about... Protecting children

Safer Places

The Safer Places scheme is part of a wider 'Respect me' campaign which aims to improve the experience of disabled people in the community.

More about... Safer Places

School admissions

Apply for a place at a Southampton school.

More about... school admissions

School holidays

School term and holiday dates for all local authority maintained and voluntary controlled schools in Southampton.

More about... School holidays

School meals

More about... School meals

School places

More about... Applying for a school place

School term dates

School term and holiday dates for all local authority maintained and voluntary controlled schools in Southampton.

More about... School term dates

Schools

Find a school in Southampton.

More about... Schools

Scrap metal dealer licences

More about... Scrap metal licensing

Searches

As part of the conveyancing process it is important to do a Land Charges search.

More about... Personal Land Search

Season tickets

City centre season tickets for parking.

More about... City centre season tickets

Secondary schools

More about... Secondary schools

Section 251

The council decides the size of the schools budget under section 251 of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009.

More about... section 251 school finance statements

SEND

All schools in Southampton have the same special educational needs and disabilities duties, and are expected to provide support for children and young people who have additional needs.

More about... SEND

Service charges for leaseholders

More about... Information for leaseholders

Shared Lives

We need more carers to provide care in their own home for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, physical disabilities or age-related conditions.

More about... Shared Lives carers

Sheltered housing

What our supported housing service offers residents.

More about... Sheltered Housing

Shirley Library

More about... Shirley Library

SID

Southampton Information Direction offers support and information for adults, families and those with special educational needs.

More about... Southampton Information Directory

Single Person Discount review

Provide the council with up to date information about your household.

More about... Single Person Discount review

Single Persons Discount

Single person discount Council Tax.

More about... Single person discount - Council Tax

SmartCities

The SmartCities card allows you to access a number of different services. It can be your bus pass, a library card, a leisure card or to pay the toll on the Itchen Bridge.

More about... SmartCities card

Smoking

Smoking is illegal in public placed and workplaces if they are partly or completely enclosed.

More about... Smoking

Snow clearance

Gritting and snow clearance from roads and pavements.

More about... Gritting and snow clearance

Social services

More about... Social services

Southampton City Art Gallery

More about... Southampton City Art Gallery

Southampton Common

Southampton Common is the largest open space in the city.

More about... Southampton Common

Southampton Information Directory

Southampton Information Direction offers support and information for adults, families and those with special educational needs.

More about... Southampton Information Directory

Special Decorating Scheme

With the special decorating scheme, two rooms can be decorated once every five years free of charge.

More about... Special Decorating Scheme

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

All schools in Southampton have the same special educational needs and disabilities duties, and are expected to provide support for children and young people who have additional needs.

More about... Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Street cleaning

More about... Street cleaning

Street lighting faults

Report street lighting faults. Southampton street lighting services are managed by Scottish and Southern Electric.

More about... Southampton Street Lighting Service

Street naming and numbering

More about... Street naming and numbering

Street parking

Find where council owned and managed parking places are, when you have to pay and how much.

More about... Street Parking

Street trading

More about... Street trading

Student parking

Parking for students living in residents' permit zones

More about... Student parking

Support for childcare providers

The Southampton Family Information Service gives advice and support to parents, and help for childcare providers.

More about... Support for Childcare Providers

Sure Start

Did you know that Sure Start Children's Centres across the city are there for all families with children under 5?

More about... Sure Start

Swimming pools

Southampton leisure is managed by Active Nations. You can use a SmartCities card for library membership and leisure venues subscriptions.

More about... Active Nation Swimming

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