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Brixton tower: planning applicant does not own the site

AG Hondo Popes Road BV, the Amsterdam-based company seeking planning permission for a 19-storey tower on Popes...
office building

More new offices for Brixton

The Shakespeare Business Centre off Coldharbour Lane at the Loughborough Junction end is to be restored and...

Homes for Lambeth chair to step down

Richard Reynolds, chair of Homes for Lambeth (HFL), the council’s wholly owned commercial subsidiary intended to build,...
demonstration with banner

Council drops controversial homeless policy before court challenge

Lambeth council has reversed a controversial policy on housing for homeless people shortly before it was due...
Artists impression of new housing at current site of Olive Morris House building

Olive Morris House demolition starts Monday

People living near Olive Morris House on Brixton Hill, the former council offices, have been invited to online consultations on its demolition after the...
Duke of Edinburgh on Ferndale Road

‘Progress’ on Duke of Edinburgh ahead of licensing hearing

“Significant progress” has been made in the dispute over a licence application by the Duke of Edinburgh pub on Ferndale Road, according to licence...
Brockwell Park sign

Council withdraws ad hoardings plans for consultation

Plans for advertising hoardings in parks and open space across Lambeth have been withdrawn by the council after planning applications for them drew social...
Duke of Edinburgh on Ferndale Road

Historic Brixton pub warns that licence objections could close it

The Duke of Edinburgh pub on Ferndale Road has warned that a campaign to impose what it says are “unreasonable” licence restrictions on it...
The Dogstar and its yard from Atlantic Road and, below, plans for the proposed changes

Council vetoes Dogstar plan for 3-storey building in yard

Lambeth council has turned down an application to build flats and a restaurant in the yard at the back of the Dogstar at the...

Moorlands asbestos ‘not a risk’

Residents of the Moorlands estate along Somerleyton Road behind the Barrier Block are concerned about possible asbestos in their homes following the appearance of...
St Martin's residents celebrate victory on steps of Town Hall

Victory for Brixton residents damp campaign

St Martin’s Tenant’s Residents Association has won the support of Lambeth council in their fight against damp in the estate’s homes. The council has agreed...
Picture shows damp at window of flat St Martin's estate

Residents’ damp campaign gathers momentum

Shocking levels of damp has prompted the St Martin’s Tenant’s Residents Association in Brixton to ask Lambeth council for its support in their fight...
banner hung out of window of house where occupant threatened with eviction

How an artist fell foul of the housing crisis

Fergus Matheson reports on the case of Morgan Paton, a Brixton man caught up in the housing crisis and the rules and regulations it...
Architect impression Mandrell Road school

Green light for £9.25m school expansion plan

Plans to transform a derelict site in Brixton into a new £9.25 million expansion of Sudbourne primary school, have been given the go-ahead by...
Fishmonger Brixton Market

Council backs change of use bids for Brixton Village and Market Row

Lambeth council’s planning committee last night (7 May) unanimously agreed applications for major changes in the operation of Brixton Village and Market Row. The main...
to let sign on Brixton house

Council plans charter for private renters and urges them to complete survey

Lambeth council is working on a charter for private renters and is calling on local private tenants to complete a short online survey so...


cyclists in Covid masks

On your bike to aid our musicians and save our scene

Medya Gungor on reaction to the latest announcement about funding for music venues and a UK-wide campaign to support musicians
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MP joins pupils walking for clean air

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy joined pupils of Richard Atkins primary on New Park Road off Brixton Hill...

Local football club backs Black Lives Matter

Local football club Peckham Town FC will unveil a 10-metre long banner showing its support for the...


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Orla and the fantastic fundraisers

Brixton resident Orla Rawlinson, who turns four next week, is one of a team of 15 South...
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Behind the scenes at Brixton’s Traid

Some good news in tough times – Brixton’s Traid on Acre Lane is still open. Simone Richardson looked in to see...
Volunteers at Loughborough Farm

Growing Wellbeing in Loughborough Junction

The Loughborough Farm has launched a Crowdfunder to raise money to support local people to keep healthy...

Brixton people