Council consults on Brixton Street Market Action Plan

Get your blue potatoes … Brixton farmers market

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

Love Your Local Market banner in the VillageThe plan sets out the next stage of improvement work in Brixton Station Road and Pope’s Road, now the initial first stage £1m refurbishment of Electric Avenue is complete.

Future investment includes: hard and soft landscaping and the potential for new market stalls as well as improved signage on the railway bridges at the junctions of Pope’s Road and Brixton Station Road and Pope’s Road and Atlantic Road; improved goods access and storage and enhanced waste management.

The plan proposes an increase in pitch fees to help the market become self-sufficient.
It also considers extending the trading day to include evenings and Sunday openings and rolling out contactless payment to market traders.