Our pledges to you


As a Council, we are accountable to our residents. We know that they need us to work with them to counter the challenges created by the pandemic so we can all look to the future with hope and confidence.

  • We will do everything we can to help residents find good jobs. We will deliver radical new ways for residents to gain new skills and get good jobs, and ensure that our partners and suppliers are hiring locally.  

  • We will work with residents to act locally to fight the climate emergency and build a cleaner future.  We will continue to innovate and create new ways for residents, businesses and the council to work together to tackle the climate emergency.   

  • We will harness the passions and talents of the people of Waltham Forest to make a positive difference in our communities. By increasing the opportunities to get involved we will all build a future in which everyone can participate.   

  • We work with everyone in our community to protect us all from Covid 19 and to help people live longer, healthier and happier lives. We know the impact Covid 19 has had on our physical and mental health, we will come together to do all we can to improve the health of everyone.    

  • We will work with you to reduce crime and keep your home and neighbourhood safe. We will work harder than ever to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour. We will ensure everyone feels safe in their own homes and communities.   

  • We will celebrate our borough and our residents, working together to make it the best place it can be. Waltham Forest is special. We will bring people together to celebrate cultural events and keep improving our local community places such as parks and libraries.