Tag: Brixton Rec

Brixton’s Rec and platform sculptures win Historic England listing

Historic England today (3 November) announced Grade II listing for two Brixton landmarks – the Rec and the sculpture Platforms Piece on Brixton overground...

Girl power at the Rec as new sports programme launches

Over 120 girls from schools across Lambeth came together at Brixton Rec for the launch of “This Girl Can”, a programme designed to encourage...

Basketball classic draws record crowds at Brixton Rec

A host of Britain’s best young basketball players got the chance to showcase their skills in front of a packed crowd at the Brixton...

Brixton Rec nominated to become listed building

An architectural organisation has applied to Historic England for the Brixton Recreation Centre to become a listed building. DOCOMOMO, a non-profit organisation devoted to the documentation...

Topcats take on Wildcats in WBBL Play-Offs

Brixton Topcats landed the final WBBL Play-Off spot and a contest against the Nottingham Wildcats after a hard fought victory against Manchester Mystics at...

Lady Topcats coach hails team progress after narrow loss to Sheffield

Brixton Topcats coach Steve Vear hailed his team’s performance against WBBL Trophy holders Sheffield Hatters after they were narrowly beaten at the Brixton Rec...

Rec users voice fears over future ownership

The creation of a new Lambeth cultural board and trust, which will give private non-profit Green-wich Leisure Services (GLL) greater control of Lambeth leisure...

Inspirational talks at TEDxBrixton 2015

On 10 October over 600 people gathered at Brixton Rec for TEDxBrixton, a day of talks on a broad range of contemporary issues. Barney...

Public to be consulted on Brixton Rec refurbishment

New opportunities could be opened up for local footballers, boxers, sports lovers and even local artists in the multi-million pound refurbishment for the Brixton...

Change ahead at the Brixton Rec

With development afoot at the Brixton Rec, we decided to speak to some of the key players in its proposed redevelopment to get some...

Brixton Rec staff member celebrates 25 years of service

Brixton Rec this month honoured a member of staff who has been working at the recreation centre for 25 years. Tunde Shodimu started in...

Boxing club launched at Brixton Rec following campaign

By Owen Pinnell A boxing club is to be launched at the Brixton Recreation Centre (Rec) following a successful community campaign. The club was given the go-ahead...

Brixton’s Lady Topcats runners-up at National Basketball Trophy Final

The Lady Topcats basketball team, based at Brixton Recreation Centre, have narrowly missed out on a national title after a thrilling final against Leeds...

Brixton Rec – how do you want your leisure centre?

Swimmers, climbers, basketball players, parents and anyone else who uses the Brixton Rec will get the chance to share what they think should be improved at...

Steadman Scott and Afewee win fight for boxing club at Brixton...

Local football coach Steadman Scott and his club Afewee have won their year-long fight to get a boxing club started at the Brixton Recreation...

Memories of Mandela

Struggling through the crowds and jumping up onto a market stall to get a good look at a grey-haired man in African dress, far...

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