Category: Brixton

Acre Lane, SW2

Acre Lane runs between Brixton and Clapham.

Electric Avenue, SW9

Electric Avenue is a street in Brixton and the first market street to be lit by electricity.

Brixton Road, SW9

Brixton Road leads from the Oval at Kennington to Brixton, where it forms the high street.


Brixton is a mainly residential area of south London with a prominent street market and substantial retail sector.

Milkwood Road, SE24

Milkwood Road is a main thoroughfare running north from Herne Hill station.

Coldharbour Lane, SW9

Coldharbour Lane leads south-westwards from Camberwell to Brixton.

Brockwell Park

Brockwell Park is a 50 hectare park located between Brixton, Herne Hill and Tulse Hill.

Spitfire Boys of Brixton

This press photo ran in American newspapers on 11 April 1941 with the heading “Spitfire Boys”. The caption read ” Youngsters of Brixton doing their part in England’s war effort by collecting firewood in their spare time and selling it.” Lord Beaverbrook, owner of the Daily Express sent the US newspaper a letter of thanks …

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