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Artists impression of new housing at current site of Olive Morris House building
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June 15, 2017, 1 Comment

Lambeth council is to review all of its medium-rise and high-rise housing stock in light of the Grenfell Tower fire. Property Week magazine reported that the council’s ‎strategic director for neighbourhoods […]

Mak Gilchrist, Edible Bus Stop

Brixton’s green and edible barrier takes root

June 1, 2017, No comments

Residents of Brixton’s Southwyck House (aka the Barrier Block) joined the edible bus stop team and volunteers to put the final touches to the gr ...

Flash crossings being installed on corner of Atlantic and Coldharbour Lane

Brixton’s flash crossings on awards shortlist

May 30, 2017, 1 Comment

Brixton’s flash crossings are shortlisted in this year’s Design Week awards. Competing in the wayfinding and environmental graphics category, they ...

Brixton’s Somerleyton redevelopment moves ahead

May 5, 2017, No comments

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 and ...

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    Council PR contract with Harrow to end early
    May 5, 2017, No comments

    Lambeth council is to bring to an early end its controversial contract to provide “communications services” to Harrow council. It says the reason for ending the four-year contract, worth £400,000 […]

  • Cressingham Gardens Sanctum Ephemeral exhibition
    £6.5m contract for next stage of Cressingham Gardens ‘regeneration’
    April 13, 2017, Comments Off on £6.5m contract for next stage of Cressingham Gardens ‘regeneration’

    Lambeth council is to award a multi-million contract to manage the demolition and rebuilding of the Cressingham Gardens Estate to the giant multinational consultancy, Mott MacDonald. The cost of the […]

  • Rates rise could close fifth of London music venues, mayor warns
    April 11, 2017, Comments Off on Rates rise could close fifth of London music venues, mayor warns

    One in five of London’s grassroots music venues could be forced to close with the loss of hundreds of jobs because of business rates increases, London mayor Sadiq Khan warned […]

  • John Gordon of Brixton Market Traders Federation at the market on Sunday with Emma Kendall (Right) and Alex Tildesley, who will continue to help with its management
    Business as usual at farmers market after council ‘clarifies’ position
    April 10, 2017, Comments Off on Business as usual at farmers market after council ‘clarifies’ position

    It was business as usual at Brixton’s Sunday farmers market yesterday (9 April), despite Lambeth council’s apparent threat to close it. Traders gathered in the sunshine to hear market organiser Emma […]