Advertising on Park Railings

Lambeth council has made a large number of planning applications to install advertising boards on the railings of our parks and open spaces plus, in some places, a number of free-standing boards. One of the boards planned for Windrush Square is a four metre wide hoarding gracing the railings by the Windrush lights. As they […]

Windrush Square Greening Workshop

Friends of Windrush Square (FoWS) and Friends of Tate Library Brixton (FoTLB) join forces to work around Windrush Square and the Library premises behind the railings.  Our volunteers partake in useful workshops that include weeding; litter picking; maintaining planters; and the areas around the famous Brixton Plane Tree and the lovely oak trees by Saltoun […]

Windrush 70 Years On

22 June 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the SS Empire Windrush and a new era of Caribbean settlement in post-war Britain. After a call-out for help to rebuild Britain after the Second World War, many played crucial roles and took on jobs as nurses, engineers, teachers and a myriad of roles […]