Archive for the ‘Campaigns’ Category

Big Capital – book launch at 336 Brixton Road

Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in Campaigns, News

Block 336 art gallery in the basement of 336 Brixton Road are hosting a book launch on Friday 7th July from 6.30 pm. “Big Capital – who is London for” is the second book by Anna Minton of the University…

Objection to COORs Light Ice Bar on Windrush Square

Posted on: 31st October, 2014 in Campaigns, Comment, News

The Brixton Society has today lodged an objection to the application for an alcohol licence for the Coors Light Ice Bar on Windrush Square from 12-18 December 2014. We feel that this application should be refused as the premises are…

Lost Brixton pubs

Posted on: 21st June, 2014 in Campaigns

Following the loss of the George IV on Brixton Hill (to Tesco Express) and the imminent closure of the Canterbury Arms in central Brixton, which is due to be demolished and replaced with a residential midi tower block, we have…

Police Consultation in Brixton

Posted on: 15th December, 2013 in Campaigns, News

The Brixton Society has had a representative on the Community/Police Consultative Group for Lambeth since it was first set up in 1983 following the Scarman Enquiry into the Brixton Riots of 1981. There was a Lambeth Council enquiry before that…

Outdoor exercise equipment – Malaga

Posted on: 28th June, 2012 in Campaigns

Here are some photos of outdoor exercise equipment from Malaga. The photographer (David's brother) says the equipment is popular with pensioners and children. Further research shows this type of facility is popular in Germany and Turkey. Hoping to get further…

Car Wash – update

Posted on: 24th June, 2012 in Brixton Stories, Campaigns

David Warner attended a Church Urban Fund meeting (see a previous article) and has now discussed what type of equipment could be deployed if the car wash reverted to public space. Mrs Magpie, Urban 75 blogger and Moorlands Estate resident…