‘Become one of our engineers’ Lambeth residents urged

A company bringing full-fibre broadband to large parts of London, including Lambeth, is urging local residents to apply for one of 225 new “fibre...

Brixton retail: Out with the old, in with the vintage

Jess Whitam surveys Brixton’s rapidly changing retail scene As The Baron, one of Brixton’s oldest independent shops, closes after over 50 years of trading, a...

Brixton business with a history and a future

Members of the Rayner family have been selling building and DIY products on Brixton Road for nearly 40 years. Simone Richardson finds out about...

What would you create at Pop Brixton?

Pop Brixton’s containers have provided a blank canvas for a variety of local creatives and businesses to manifest their ideas into thriving businesses. Their...

Brixton space for video streaming and cycle clothes start-ups

Two exciting new businesses will start work in Brixton in May. Gabriella Lafor’s Line Stream video streaming service and textile designer Coco Cripps’ alternative cycling...

First Black women in the boardroom initiative

A scholarship programme to increase the number of Black women in top roles in British companies and society opens today (1 March). Lambeth equality commissioner...

Local e-payment app coming to Brixton

A local start-up aiming to prove that small businesses can thrive in the world of big tech has plans to disrupt the B2C (business...

How to give the gift of Brixton in a box

A new service for enjoying local products at home has just launched with a gift box showcasing Brixton. Steven Wilson created indebox after he was...

Heineken buys out Brixton Brewery

The brewing giant Heineken has bought Brixton Brewery. It had owned 49% of the company for three years in a deal which enabled the brewery...

Brixton Village puts its traders on the map

An illustrated map of Brixton Village, covering Market Row and Granville Arcade, has been created. The map also highlights other famous Brixton landmarks, including the...

Young Brixton entrepreneur celebrates podcast coup

Young Brixton-born entrepreneur Charles Clayton not only has a way with apps and podcasts, he also has the knack of connecting with some of...

The Great Brixton Christmas Giveaway by Brixton BID

The local Business Improvement District, Brixton BID, have launched a special Christmas Giveaway in partnership with local independent coffee shops. Throughout December the BID are...

Brixton’s Christmas Tree is placed in Windrush Square

This year Brixton's Christmas Tree has been installed in Windrush Square to mark the 72nd anniversary since the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush. The tree,...

Blue Star House revamp seeks dynamic businesses

Blue Star House on Stockwell Road in central Brixton is set to undergo a transformation. Out go utilitarian former council offices, in comes “a prominent...

Building owners cold shoulder creators of Club 414

Louise Barron and Tony Pommell, who created the 414 Club on Brixton's Coldharbour Lane, have been refused the chance to continue to run it. A...

Brixton spirits are multiplying

Hard on the heels of Brixton rum comes Brixton gin. Long-term Brixton resident and shop owner Andrew Murray-Watson has teamed up with local businesses to...