Tag: Lambeth Council

Townscape Heritage Initiative – Reliance Arcade Restoration

Reliance Arcade was built onto an existing Georgian house between 1923 and 1925, in the Art Deco style. The Electric Lane frontage is a...

A Young Heritage Champion explores the Initiative

As part of the final stage of the Brixton Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) The Brixton Project worked with young people across three Brixton-based schools...

Electric Patterns Series: Brigitte Stepputtis

Wandered down Electric Avenue after hours recently? Noticed anything different?! After overcoming multitudinous obstacles, the Electric Patterns Project (produced by The Brixton Project, funded by...

Electric Patterns Series: Planarama

Wandered down Electric Avenue after hours recently? Noticed anything different?! After overcoming multitudinous obstacles, the Electric Patterns Project (produced by The Brixton Project, funded by...

Council pledges LTN consultation

Low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) in Lambeth “cannot be made permanent without consultation and we would not want to do that,” Claire Holland, Lambeth council...

Plans for 218 flats on Shakespeare Road waste site

A property developer has approached Lambeth council over plans to build 218 flats on the controversial Norris waste processing site on Shakespeare Road between...

Don’t get angry, get positive … get picking

Will Goodchild on lockdown litter pickingPictures by Fiona Freund Since going back on furlough in mid-July I have been litter picking in Brockwell Park. I...

Last call for Blooming Lambeth nominations 2020

Incredible Edible Lambeth and Lambeth council congratulate growers round the borough for their community spirit and creative use of space as the deadline approaches for...

Brixton Chamber Orchestra tours housing estates

The Brixton Chamber Orchestra kicks off a free open-air socially distanced tour of seven Lambeth housing estates today (13 August). The orchestra plays music...

Food for the hungry, frightened and forgotten – it was a...

Janet Baker ran the Lambeth Emergency Food Distribution Service at Brixton Rec. It began as soon as lockdown started to help people who were...

More than a march – this year will be different

Reparations Rebellion Groundings 2020 – Moving on Globally Esther Stanford-Xosei explains the political, historical and social background to the events planned in Brixton today (1...

Central Brixton tower plans revised

AG Hondo Pope’s Road BV, the Amsterdam-based company that is seeking to build a 19-storey office block on Pope’s Road in central Brixton, has...

Council faces £28m funding gap

Lambeth council says it faces a £28m budget gap that threatens local recovery because central government is failing to fund local authorities fully for...

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 drops controversial homeless policy before court challenge

Lambeth council has reversed a controversial policy on housing for homeless people shortly before it was due to be challenged in court. The move...

Free Black history project worksheets

South London charity BLAM (Black Learning Achievement and Mental Health) is supporting young people in Lambeth during the pandemic with free interactive worksheets for...

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