Tag: Brixton Road

Wander into Brixton history – view the mural, try the tacos

Simone Richardson visits Slade Gardens and the Crown & Anchor – both landmarks with a history worth telling Now that we’re freer to enjoy Brixton’s...

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...

New ‘green woman’ crossing for Brixton

Brixton Road outside the Tube station is the site for a new “green woman” traffic light signal. Transport for London (TfL) announced today on International...

More Brixton road closures

https://youtu.be/wtetV6WMKH8 Brixton’s already fraught traffic is set to get worse as “safety-critical” gas main repairs close Coldharbour Lane from Brixton Road to Atlantic Road next...

Brixton Road bus lane changes to benefit cyclists

Brixton Road, part of the A23 between Streatham and the Oval, is to see trial changes to bus lanes to make cycling on it...

Using the wrong car in Brixton could cost you £4,000 a...

Richard Haas details new anti-pollution fees for Brixton car owners that will take effect next year – and how to avoid them Some Brixton car...

Watch your wheels!

Simone Richardson has a warning for local electric scooter users – yours may not be legal and the police are stopping and checking riders....

Residents want to keep cleaner air – survey

Three in four local people say air quality was better during lockdown and want action to keep it that way, according to a survey...

Railton Road ‘low traffic’ plan for health emergency

Brixton’s Railton Road and the surrounding area are to become a “low traffic neighbourhood” as part of Lambeth council’s measures to deal with the...

Blocking the traffic in Brixton

Ray Branford, age 9 and her grandmother Sue Branford were on their way to Parliament for the School Strike for Climate, when they stopped...

Air ambulance called to Brixton Road incident

Brixton Road was closed and an air ambulance was called to Windrush Square this afternoon (20 July) following an incident involving a lorry and...

Brixton Road fags promote Car Free Day plan

Students from Brixton’s School of Communications Arts created another striking and memorable campaign yesterday (3 July) when they distributed packs of “Brixton Road” cigarettes...

Green Party launch “Breathing Cities” campaign in Brixton

The Green Party launched their clean air campaign, Breathing Cities, in Windrush Square last Saturday. Caroline Russell, Green Party London Assembly Member, said that Brixton...

Brixton orchard takes root

Back in March some of us were sceptical about planting fruit trees next one of Brixton's most polluted traffic hubs, the St Matthews one...

Free meals for Brixton kids over summer holidays

(sponsored Blogpost) In a special summer promotion Brixton's Turtle Bay restaurant on Brixton Road is offering cash strapped parents a Caribbean alternative to McDonald's or KFC. For...

Council plans £40 extra parking charge for some diesels

Lambeth council is to consult on a plan to charge residents £40 a year more to park some diesel vehicles. In a full year, the...

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