The council is leading on a pipeline of regeneration activity that will improve Brixton for its residents, businesses and visitors.
This project focuses on 49 Brixton Station Road and 6 Canterbury Crescent, two council-owned sites that have been supporting a range of temporary uses for the past few years as the council develop long-term plans.
The LLCC is an iconic Black-led community centre in Brixton, which was given to the Black community in the aftermath of the Brixton uprisings in 1981. We are working with The Ubele Initiative to support the LLCC’s organisational capacity and community outreach.
A project to revitalise and restore Brixton Rec Quarter. Including improvements to Brixton Station Road market and public realm, the Rec’s concourse and shopfronts, and a new workspace on Beehive Place.
Prioritising sustainable modes of transport – walking, cycling and public transport – between Brixton town centre and its surrounding neighbourhoods. It includes the creation of three low traffic neighbourhoods
Funding the extensive repair and restoration of the central architecture of Brixton, focused on Reliance Arcade and the extensive refurbishment of the buildings on Electric Avenue. The final stages of works are due for completion in 2021.
Improvements to the park that include accessible children’s play areas, a renewed footpath network and the upcoming release of green space back into the park. A club building in the park is being renovated and will be leased to a young adults’ charity – Dwaynamics.
Delivery of 1,750sqm of affordable employment space with business support, training and retention of a local food-growing project. The project also aims to offer construction training and build opportunities to local people as part of build stages of the scheme.
A plan that brings together the council, residents, community organisations and the local church and school to scope improved, and where needed, new community facilities, workspace and housing across the Angell Town Estate.
A major residential-led, mixed use regeneration scheme, delivering over 300 homes, more than 3,000sqm of workspace, a new theatre, community space and more. The project has also restored the famous ‘Nuclear Dawn’ mural on Coldharbour Lane.