Tag: Future Brixton

Threatened Papa’s Park urges vote for funding campaign

Papa’s Park playground and sports pitch in Pulross Road, one of the closest open spaces to Brixton town centre, is under threat of closure. Playground...

Brixton’s Somerleyton redevelopment moves ahead

Redevelopment of Brixton’s Somerleyton Road took two steps forward last month with the appointment of a director to help set up a housing trust...

Residential development threatens Brixton’s economy

A major report on Brixton’s economy has warned that office-to-residential development is putting increasing pressure on an already very limited supply of crucial workspace. It...

Now council consults on ‘improved’ Atlantic Road

As the blight caused by Network Rail’s closure of most of its properties on Atlantic Road continues, Lambeth council is looking at changes to “improve...

Arches traders denied alternative venue

Traders due to be evicted from the arches in Atlantic Road and Brixton station road have been told by landlords Network Rail that they...

Rec users accuse ‘arrogant’ councillor as meetings scrapped

Lambeth council cabinet member Jane Edbrooke, already under fire over plans for the borough’s libraries, was today (13 January) accused of arrogance and high-handedness...

CoPop opens its door in Pop Brixton

CoPop,  the collective of 10 community enterprises, declared itself open at Pop Brixton last night (9 December). All 10 co-operators have been through the Tree Shepherd...

Is there a third way for Brixton development?

As the debate rages over the future of Brixton, Helen Reid examines the background to a redevelopment scheme that hopes to avoid both the...

Planning applications for New Town Hall set to be approved next...

The planning applications for Your New Town Hall are set to be approved next week. At Lambeth council’s planning applications committee on Tuesday September 1,...

Street party on Somerleyton Road this weekend

Future Brixton is holding a Somerleyton Road Street Party. On Saturday June 27 Brixton residents are invited to Somerleyton Road take a look at ideas...

Have your say on the plans for Brixton Market

Future Brixton is holding a series of events so residents and traders can get involved with the plans for Brixton's street markets. As part of the Mayor of...

Your New Town Hall campus plans revealed in full

The planning application has been submitted for “Your New Town Hall”. Cllr Paul McGlone said it was “an important milestone.” Muse Developments Ltd, the property...

Community volunteers at 6 Somerleyton Road say they have been locked...

Volunteers at 6 Somerleyton Road say they have been locked out of the building. A number of those who have been working on the community...

EVENT: meet the architects designing Somerleyton Road

Future Brixton is offering the public the chance to meet and talk to the architects for the Somerleyton Road project.All five teams involved will...

POP Brixton accused of charging “unaffordable” rents

POP Brixton has been accused of charging rents that are far to high for small businesses to afford. One owner told Brixton Blog that for...

Deadline for Your New Town Hall consultation extended

The deadline for public views on Lambeth’s Your New Town Hall proposal has been extended until January 16. The plans, which are also part of...

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