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Sunday, 19 September, 2021

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...

Book Mongers goes online for Brixton readers

Book Mongers, Brixton’s essential second hand bookshop has launched a “click and collect” website to beat yet another lockdown. The shop – approaching its 30th...

Hondo tenants to supply Black Cultural Archives

Two restaurants and four retailers for Brixton’s covered markets will bring the number of active tenants to a record 126, Hondo Enterprises, which runs...

Brixton Rec users warn of Hondo tower impact

Brixton Rec Users Group (BRUG) has complained that it was not consulted about plans for a20-storey office tower on Pope’s Road and says Lambeth...

A central part of Brixton …

Simone Richardson on the sad news of the closure of Brixton’s historic Ritzy cinema How ironic is it that the Ritzy and other Cineworld cinemas...

Brixton’s Ritzy among hundreds of cinemas to suspend operations

The Cineworld Group announced this morning (5 October) that all of its Picturehose cinemas in the UK – which includes Brixton’s Ritzy – will...

Brixton BID Call for the Curfew to be Cancelled

Brixton BID this week have released a letter they have sent to Lambeth Council, local MPs and London Night Czar, Amy Lame, to call...

Brixton Village’s Hondo still a ‘micro-entity’

Hondo Enterprises, sometimes seen as the owner of Brixton Village and Market Row, has published annual accounts showing that the company’s total assets amount...

Top awards for Brixton Brewery

Brixton Brewery won the “best can range” design category in this year’s World Beer Awards, as well as several others, including a taste gold award for...