Brixton Windmill opens its doors

Here’s a glance back to the opening of Brixton Windmill back in May last year.

The procession from Windrush Square up Brixton Hill – an extraordinary turn-out:

Photo (above): Kaye Wiggins

Chuka Umunna MP was there to open the Windmill with the Mayor of Lambeth Tina Valcarcel and a special guest – a descendant of John Ashby, the original owner of the Mill:

Photo (above): Kaye Wiggins

They were the first to see the newly renovated interior:

While the rest of the crowd waited very patiently in the sun:


  1. south london is my home, happy as a bunny i am, Windmill photos and all are wonderful, when does it open, times etc?

    • Hi tomtom – the windmill will be open 2pm-4pm on:
      Sunday 10 July
      Sunday 14 August
      Sunday 11 September
      Sunday 9 October

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