Tag: Coldharbour Lane

Ama – A Brixton nail salon with a difference

A year ago, business partners and old friends Ama Quashie and Latoyah Lovatt received the keys to what was a shell of exposed brick,...

Concern over new plans for Electric Avenue offices

Changes to three of Brixton’s landmark buildings will be considered at Lambeth’s council’s planning applications committee today (30 July). Council officers are recommending conditional acceptance...

Brixton shop Diverse in running for ‘retail Oscar’

Brixton’s Diverse gift shop on Coldharbour Lane has been recognised as one of the best card retailers in the UK, reaching the finals of...

Home comforts: Trattoria Franzina review

Richard Allen discovers Sicilian dining at Trattoria Franzina. Let’s face it: there aren’t many good Italian restaurants in London. According to my wife. Who is...

Palermo faith: Franzina Trattoria

Brixton’s home to Sicilian dining, Franzina Trattoria, has left its cosy sea container in Pop Brixton after four years to move to a bigger...

Orient Express: Nanban

Tim Anderson’s Nanban is always worth another visit I know, for many, he is kind of persona non grata these days, but my favourite Woody...

Crash closes Coldharbour Lane/Gresham Road junction

Transport for London is advising drivers to avoid the junction of Coldharbour Lane and Gresham Road opposite the Barrier Block which is blocked after...

DIY COCKTAILS: 384’s Ziggy Stardust

Glam Rocks! Short of another (dare we say dodgy?) mural, this is our favourite Brixton Bowie homage, still going strong on 384’s new summer...

New flash crossing for Brixton

Brixton has got a new flash crossing this morning (3 October). At the western end of Coldharbour Lane, it links Windrush Square to Brixton Road between...

Brixton bakery’s cupcakes by cab

Uber may not be everybody’s flavour of the month (although hands up anyone who has never been in one) but Brixton favourite Ms Cupcake...

Look both ways – Brixton’s colourful new crossings

Brixton Design Trail hit the streets again this morning as four Eley Kishimoto designed crossings replaced the zebras outside the Dogstar at the junction...

Bookmongers’ dogs are back on Coldharbour Lane

The mural Dogs Of Bookmongers, commissioned by Patrick Kelly, the founder of Brixton’s favourite bookshop almost 25 years ago, has finally emerged, having been...

Council seeks architects’ help to ‘regenerate’ Atlantic Road

Lambeth council is offering a contract of up to £50,000 for architects to draw up plans to “regenerate” Atlantic Road. The Architects’ Journal reports that the...

Brixton’s giant twin eggs going down well

The new large sculptures on the corner of Somerleyton Road and Coldharbour Lane on the grassy area outside Southwyck House (the Barrier Block) seem to...

38 new jobs when Premier Inn opens in June

Premier Inn says that its Brixton hotel, due to open officially on 18 June, will generate 38 new year-round jobs. Whitbread, the parent company of...

Brixton Reviews: Shrub and Shutter

By Peter Ward If you were debating the ideal location in Brixton to open a trendy cocktail bar and restaurant, I doubt the spot at...

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