Brixton’s saucer inspiration

Steve Powdrill meets Brixton freelancers who run their businesses from café tables and hotdesking workspaces The life of a freelance is tough. Whether your trade...

Brixton launch for new creative enterprise zone

  The creative studios and workshops of Lambeth are to be the hub of one of London’s new creative enterprise zones (CEZ), London mayor Sadiq...

Be overwhelmed by the satisfaction of creating your design with your...

The Colour Press is a Brixton-based company that is making positive social change through artisan stationery for South London. Founded by Emma Powell, a...

Brixton Hill recording studio Octagon refurbished.

Step into Octagon London recording studio at the bottom of Brixton Hill, and you seem a world away from the mayhem. Having been making...

Developers reveal plans for 250-bed hotel in central Brixton

  A 250-bed hotel is to be the centrepiece of the £40 million redevelopment of one of Brixton’s biggest run-down buildings, the former Quin and...

Europhiles say it with Brixton beer

A group of passionate pro-Europeans has turned to Brixton’s Clarkshaws Brewery to create a beer that celebrates the principles of the European Single Market:...

Council consults on Brixton Street Market Action Plan

Lambeth council has launched on online consultation on its Brixton Street Market Masterplan and Action Plan. The deadline for responses is 19 October. Have...

Refurbished Brixton arches offered for rent

Ten arches and eight kiosks on Atlantic Road are being marketed for letting by commercial property specialists Grant Mills Wood under the name “Brixton...

Network Rail arches sold

The new owners of thousands of railway arches, including those in Brixton and Herne Hill that are currently being controversially refurbished, have pledged to...

BDT: Bringing the Belonging to Brixton

Brixton Design Trail (BDT) launches on 15 September as part of the London Design Festival. This year’s theme – We Belong – explores and...

‘No pot of gold’ for independent Brixton businesses

Elly Foster of Market House on Coldharbour Lane, joint chair of the Brixton Business Improvement District, has warned that there could be more closures...

Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial

As Brixton geared up for the Windrush anniversary, the African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square got a new caretaker. Stafford Geoghagen owner of Caribbean...

Brixton Brewery starts full scale production at new brewery

Having formed a partnership with Heineken UK back in November 2017, Brixton Brewery have been working towards the opening of their new Brewery....

Top award for Brixton’s Department Store

Brixton’s Department Store, the restored shop building that is now the Ferndale Road home of Squire & Partners architects, has gained a top national...

New work space for Tulse Hill

Tulse Hill estate has got a makeover with its former council housing office transformed into GLOWS (Greenleaf Open Work Space), an affordable co-working space...

Brixton entrepreneur develops app to help house renovators

Brixton entrepreneur Nick Morris, bored by browsing beautiful interiors on Pinterest with no way to locate for himself the items used, has launched an...

UK first as rainbow crossing opens outside Brockwell Park

The UK’s first permanent rainbow crossing will open officially today (16 August) outside to the Herne Hill entrance to Brockwell Park. The crossing, which joins...

CULTURE

Fanfare announcement for Brixton summer art show winners

The Brixton Blog and Bugle Art Show winners were announced in Brixton Library last night (6 August) to an enthusiastic audience of artists and...