Tag: Coldharbour Lane

New life for Brixton’s Carlton Mansions

Local architect Zac Monro tells Alan Slingsby why Carlton Mansions on Coldharbour Lane is such a significant building for Brixton and how his practice...

Brixton Jamm team to bring wings and cocktails to Market House

Brixton’s Market House will reopen on Friday 25 March with the latest of its many occupants – from the Coach and Horses pub in...

New Brixton House ‘cannot overlook needs of community’

The new Brixton House theatre opened on 24 February with two international shows and a taster programme of activities until 5 March when the...

Brixton’s magical shop of books, cats and dogs

Brixton has more than one magical place, but Book Mongers on Coldharbour Lane, with its succession of dogs and its crazy cat Popeye, draws...

Brixton House theatre announces opening programme and new mural

Brixton’s new theatre will open its doors to the public on Thursday 24 February. It plans to become a “vital cultural beacon”. Brixton House on Coldharbour...

Mixing music and art for Brixton

Combining creativity with community and visual art with music is the essence of what Linden Cambridge does at the Brixton Art Club. Simone Richardson talks to...

Brixton’s British restaurant ‘with a Jamaican soul’

Charlotte Latimer enjoys dining that is both fine and fun at Wood and Water on Coldharbour Lane There was only one day to go until...

Former Club 414, Ms Cupcake and Blacker Dread premises set to...

New tenants are set to open ventures in premises on Coldharbour that each, in their own way, once represented much of the Brixton that...

Brixton domino club’s Black History Month event hears of a new...

The Brixton Immortals domino club organised a major event in Lambeth town hall at the weekend to bring together other local organisations and people...

Farewell Market House, welcome Karakana

Market House, a fixture on Coldharbour Lane for eight years – and a building with a history as a drinking establishment – is to...

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...

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...

More new offices for Brixton

The Shakespeare Business Centre off Coldharbour Lane at the Loughborough Junction end is to be restored and rebranded as “Coldharbour Works”. Despite concerns that the...

Brixton Playground – A new vision for Brixton

Brixton BID have published a new vision for Brixton. In the document, published on 25 June, Brixton BID state that: "Reopening Brixton means reimagining the...

Council to introduce fines for engine idlers

Lambeth council is to introduce on-the-spot £20 fines for engine idling. Many of the idling “hotspots” it has identified in the borough are in...

Ms Cupcake closure – it’s not just the rent

Soaring rents are not the only reason for the forthcoming closure of yet another unique Brixton trader. Ms Cupcake’s Mellissa Morgan says that: “For years...