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Posted on 13/10/2018

Welcome back to Brixton Windmill’s sails

We are all extremely happy to see the sails mounted back onto the windmill and to see them shining in the sun on these warm autumnal days. The stocks (beams) and sweeps (sails) have been refurbished,...

Posted on 06/09/2018

Modular Mill Maintenance: The Windmill Receives some TLC

Our volunteer millers recently noticed that the modular mill was sounding different and that the main drive shaft appeared to be sloping down on one side. Further inspections by Owslworth IJP...

Posted on 03/07/2018

Sprucing up Windmill Gardens

Regular users of the children’s playground in Windmill Gardens will have noticed that the play equipment has recently been repainted. It now looks much brighter, thanks to two corporate teams...

Posted on 07/06/2018

Refurbishment of sails

If you have visited Windmill Gardens since June you will have noticed that the sweeps (sails) are missing. Our millwright, Paul Sellwood and his team from Owlsworth IJP, performed the delicate task...

Posted on 16/04/2018

Connection Crew supporting Beer and Bread Festival 2018

The Friends of Windmll Gardens are delighted to be receiving support for the third Beer and Bread Festival on 7 May from Connection Crew, the professionals that build events. Connection Crew moved...

Posted on 08/03/2018

Planting hops in Windmill Gardens on 13 March

Our first gardening workshop of 2018 in Windmill Gardens is next Tuesday 13 March, 10am-3.30pm, when we will be planting hops along the fence behind the windmill. Planting hops is something we have...