Brixton Rec
October 26, 2014, No comments

New opportunities could be opened up for local footballers, boxers, sports lovers and even local artists in the multi-million pound refurbishment for the Brixton Recreation. The structure of the building […]

Darren Pope, General Manager at Brixton Rec

Change ahead at the Brixton Rec

September 9, 2014, 5 Comments

With development afoot at the Brixton Rec, we decided to speak to some of the key players in its proposed redevelopment to get some perspective on wha ...


Brixton Rec staff member celebrates 25 years of service

July 14, 2014, No comments

Brixton Rec this month honoured a member of staff who has been working at the recreation centre for 25 years. Tunde Shodimu started in 1989, just four ...

Heavyweight boxer AJ Carter has supported the campaign for a new boxing club at Brixton Rec. Pic by Stuart Everitt

Boxing club launched at Brixton Rec following campaign

April 16, 2014, 2 Comments

By Owen Pinnell A boxing club is to be launched at the Brixton Recreation Centre (Rec) following a successful community campaign. The club was given ...

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    Memories of Mandela
    December 6, 2013, 8 Comments

    Struggling through the crowds and jumping up onto a market stall to get a good look at a grey-haired man in African dress, far away up on the Brixton Recreation [...]

  • Mandela and Prince Charles on Brixton Station Road
    Woza Mandela: An artist remembers…
    December 6, 2013, 7 Comments

    Artist Oscar Romp was invited to be part of the welcoming party on the balcony of Brixton Recreation Centre to receive Nelson Mandela during his visit in July 1996. He [...]