Tag: Brixton Road

Is BXT Frat House Gentrifying?

Sometimes it seems like the only word associated with Brixton these days is 'gentrification'. But every so often things happen that mean you just...

Brixton Barnardo’s brings the bass, brass and bebop

The Barnardo’s shop in Brixton has become the first in the UK to specialise in music following a makeover that has caught the attention...

Over 20,000 children in Lambeth exposed to unsafe levels of pollution

23,700 children in Lambeth attended schools where nitrogen dioxide levels were above the annual permitted levels by the EU, a report has revealed. Research found that children...

Lawyer seeks people affected by Brixton’s deadly air pollution

People living in central Brixton may be having their most fundamental human right – the right to life – breached by traffic pollution, a...

Pollution killing hundreds each year in Lambeth

Brixton families and residents took to the streets over pollution last month as research showed that hundreds of local people are dying every year because...

Appeal to identify man who sexually assaulted teenage girl

Police are appealing for help to identify a man who sexually assaulted a 17-year-old in Brixton. On Thursday June 4 at around 11am the teenager...

Brixton Road closed near Tube after ‘car sandwiched by bus and...

Brixton Road has reopened following a collision near the Tube station. Reports suggested a driver has been trapped in his car between a bus and...

Lambeth Council lobbies TfL for cleaner buses to improve air quality...

  Lambeth council is calling on TfL to install "clean buses" on every route that runs through Brixton Road and Streatham High Road.Brixton Road’s air...

Hundreds against LED ad boards in Brixton

Hundreds of comments have been lodged against proposals to erect huge LED advertising boards in the centre of Brixton. A planning application has been submitted...

Air pollution in Brixton Road to breach annual EU limit for...

Diesel fume pollution in Brixton Road has almost breached the legal limit for the whole of 2015 - after only four days of the...

Broken down car and faulty traffic lights bring Brixton traffic to...

Brixton commuters faced their third morning of travel hell this morning, when a broken down car on Brixton Road caused massive delays. Transport for London...

Two men arrested after serious assault on Brixton Road

Two men have been arrested after a vicious assault in Brixton Road left a man fighting for his life on Sunday. The 21-year-old victim was...

Review: Adulis, Brixton Road

At the top of the Brixton Road there is a little outpost of North East Africa, nestling just between Oval tube and the National...

Police hunt driver after Brixton hit-and-run leaves cyclist fighting for life

A 44-year-old cyclist was left fighting for his life on Saturday after being struck by a car in a hit-and-run collision outside Brixton Tube. Police...

Flash mob outside the Virgin Media shop in Brixton

A flash mob against Richard Branson will take place tomorrow outside the Virgin Media shop in Brixton at 2pm. The action, organised by Lambeth Keep...

Creams, Brixton Road

If you go past the Academy toward Oval, you might notice a sudden sprinkling of glitter and a scent of sugar in the air...