“Made in Brixton. Staying in Brixton” was the message as Brixton Cycles launched its £40,000 crowdfunding bid to fund new premises with a party at Brixton East last night.
Co-founder Tim Clifford recalled how a grant from Ken Livingstone’s Greater London Council had helped to set up the workers’ co-operative in 1983.
Current staffer Maggie Zimmerman told the packed room that helping Brixton Cycles was “an investment in Brixton”. The co-op had survived two recessions and served and was part of the community.
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The appeal already stands at above £15,000. You will see your name on the wall of the new shop if you pledge £10. Invest more and there are caps, teeshirts and more to thank you.