However, the Council owns the premises it uses and Canteen-superfan Helena thinks it's time to lobby the Council to extend its support, at least until new tenants for the unit are found. She writes:
If there is enough public protest at this, then we might be able to convince the council to keep this wonderful initiative going. I'm not affiliated with them, I just think it's a great place.
Please tweet @lewishamcouncil, @cllral (the local deputy mayor) and @catfordcanteen to ask them what we can do to keep this project going. Use #savecatfordcanteen . You can also firstname.lastname@example.org with your views.