Pope’s Road Hondo Tower

Anyone interested in the future of Brixton no doubt knows by now that – despite opposition from the local MP, English Heritage, many local groups including the Brixton Society, and a 7,000+ petition against the plans – Lambeth has granted planning permission for this massive tower block in the heart of Brixton. That battle may […]

from where I’m standing

“from where I’m standing” is a set of audio stories and portraits from 2020 presented by the Empathy Museum, creating a unique portrait of life during the pandemic. The physical exhibition of portraits is on display in Dalberg Road, Brixton (as shown in their image here) until 10 January 2021. The audio stories can be […]

Local Heroes

The Local Heroes project is continuing within Covid-19 guidelines. The latest phase is aiming to produce a Local Heroes Banner. To find out more or join in, email localheroescraft@gmail.com  

Lambeth Heritage Festival 2020

The Lambeth Heritage Festival is happening again this year throughout September. Because of Covid-19 it cannot happen live, but that is not stopping it: this year it will take place exclusively on-line. All events are free; all you need do is request log-in details. The programme is available here: love.lambeth.gov.uk/lambeth-heritage-festival-2020. A number of events are […]

Pope’s Road Proposals – 2nd Update

The developer, Hondo, has amended their planning application. There are 40 new documents, dated 14 July 2020, on the Lambeth website (HERE) amending the application (bringing the total to 156). As a result, the consultation has been re-opened and comments are invited on the revised plans Of the 320 public comments recorded on the site, […]

Planning Queries

We are frequently asked questions about planning matters. We have compiled a list of the most common questions together with some guidance and put that on a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page on this website. You can find it from links on our main Planning page or go straight to it by following this […]

Local History in Lock-Down

The excellent Lambeth Archives talks are to continue through July and August; details on the flyer. Email archives@lambeth.gov.uk for log-in details.

Windrush Day 2020

The Covid-19 lock-down is not going to let Windrush Day 2020 go by unmarked. The Brixton Project and Lambeth Council are organising a literal all-singing, all-dancing celebration of the Windrush generation for Monday June 22nd. To find out how you can take part, download the information leaflet from here.

Archiving the epidemic

Lambeth archives want to collect for posterity material recording the impact of the Coronavirus epidemic in Lambeth. The archives are closed to visitors for the duration but they will welcome any material, as mentioned in their poster, when this is all over.