Tag: Planning

Brixton at tipping point

Brixton is at a “tipping point” says campaigners against noise and anti-social behaviour in the centre of town. They say that, while it is becoming...

Developer plans six-storey office block on Electric Avenue

Another familiar piece of Brixton town centre is set to be knocked down to make way for a new development. The owners of 9-15...

Council launches consultation on new licensing policy

Lambeth council is updating its policy for regulating and licensing any business that sells alcohol, provides entertainment or late-night refreshments and has launched a...

Council ‘faffing’ over noise threat to health say Brixton residents

  Residents of Tunstall Road, whose pedestrianised eastern end is home to Brixton’s David Bowie mural, have renewed their calls for Lambeth council to act...

New Brixton market owner wants ‘conversation’ with community

Hondo Enterprises, which announced its purchase – together with “investors” – of Brixton Market on Friday (23 March), is buying both the lease for...

Texan DJ socialite’s company says it has bought Brixton Market

Hondo Enterprises, which yesterday (23 March) said it had purchased Brixton Market, says that, under its stewardship, the market’s “unique character will be...

Neighbourhood Forum hears from Sleepless in Brixton and Brixton Green

Brixton Neighbourhood Forum held its Annual General Meeting at The Department Store yesterday (27 February). Health issues continue to affect the forum committee. First there...

New Loughborough Junction redevelopment plans to go on show

Revised plans for the re-development of the Higgs Industrial estate site the other side of Coldharbour Lane from Loughborough Junction station will go on...

Brixton’s Club 414 celebrates community value recognition

Club 414 proprietors Louise Barron and Tony Pommell have, at last, something to celebrate in their seemingly continual struggle to keep alive a venue...

Brixton Rooftop to close

Brixton Rooftop will mount its last gig at the end of this month and we understand that the shops below it on Popes Road...

Sports Direct said to be frontrunner to buy Brixton Market

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct, which already owns a large chunk of central Brixton between Pope’s Road and Valentia Place adjacent to the market, is,...

£100K contract for Brixton regeneration lawyers

Lambeth council is to award a legal firm a contract of more than £100,000 to provide advice on its Brixton Central masterplan. Trowers & Hamlins...

Council planning committee backs Brixton budget hotel

Members of a divided and unenthusiastic Lambeth council planning committee last night voted by four to two to back an application to demolish the...

Lambeth council’s deputy leader voices ‘real concerns’ about Brixton budget hotel...

One of the most senior members of Lambeth council, Paul McGlone, deputy leader (investment and partnerships), has warned its planning committee of his “real...

Brixton hotel bid sidesteps planning policy

A controversial planning application for a new hotel in the heart of Brixton does not conform to existing policies, Lambeth council planning officers admit...

Brixton Arches: Network Rail tries new approach

Network Rail has said it is to make a renewed effort to improve its communications with the Brixton community and traders from its arches...