When Clapham becomes Brixton …

Written by on December 23, 2015 in Housing, News - Comments Off on When Clapham becomes Brixton …

Advert for flatBrixton’s housing market is inspiring property marketeers to new heights of craziness.

In an online advert, a flat shown on a map in Clapham South, is described as being “in central Brixton”.

Where once a Brixton flat was marketed as being in “Clapham borders”, now Brixton is expanding all over south London.

At £550 a week for three bedrooms, at least the rent is not as crazy as some being sought.

About the Author

Alan Slingsby moved to Brixton just as the 1981 uprising began. His nearest pub was the Effra and nearest off licence the Frontline — long gone in an earlier wave of closures of treasured community establishments. Has edited newspapers for the National Union of Students and National Union of Teachers. Now makes a living designing magazines and books and anything else people will pay him for.

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