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Posted on 31/08/2017

Creating a Brixton Windmill archive

In the middle of August we were contacted by one of our supporters with an intriguing offer. He knew of a family who were clearing a flat and had a large collection of books to sell, including...

Posted on 21/04/2017

Meet the bakers: Graham Penn

The Honest Loaf is well named. Founded by Graham Penn in 2014, this social enterprise works in partnership with Charlton Manor Primary School in SE7, using its commercial kitchen and equipment out of...

Posted on 02/09/2016

Vote for Windmill Gardens in People's Choice Awards

We were delighted earlier this year when we retained the prestigious Green Flag Community Award, or Green Pennant, that we first received in 2015. Now, nominations are open for the annual People’s...

Posted on 02/08/2016

New bench for Windmill Gardens

The Friends of Windmill Gardens are grateful to the children of Catherine Black née Ashby for donating a new bench in Windmill Gardens in memory of their mother Catherine. Catherine, who sadly...

Posted on 31/05/2016

Restoration of Upminster Windmill

At the end of May two members of the Friends of Windmill Gardens, Jean Kerrigan and Chris Patton, were invited to Upminster Windmill to give a talk about the past, present and future of Brixton...

Posted on 31/05/2016

Windmill Education Building Feasibility Study

At the end of May two organisations were appointed by Lambeth Council to carry out a feasibility study into four different options for the new education building in Windmill Gardens. The proposed...