Windrush Square  

 
 
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Brixton Hill, Brixton, London SW2 1JQ
 
 

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Windrush Square is a public open space in the heart of Lambeth, opposite the Edwardian town hall. Part of the historic Rush Common, it was formed by the amalgamation of Tate Library Gardens with the adjacent old Windrush Square. The part of Rushcroft Road that used to separate the two areas has been closed and incorporated into the new square. The works to create the Square were carried out by Transport for London and the Square opened in February 2010.

 

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Brixton Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Clapham North Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Herne Hill Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £133  39% off
354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 2 miles from Windrush Square
Situated along the River Thames, opposite Battersea Park, Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel is the first UK hotel from the Portuguese Pestana Hotels and Resorts Group. The ... More
 
 
 
Dolphin House Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £91  41% off
Dolphin Square, SW1V | 2 miles from Windrush Square
Dolphin House is a wonderfully quiet spot.The tranquillity is all the more surprising given its close proximity to Victoria, making it convenient for Westminster and Tate ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London- Vauxhall Nine Elms
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  21% off
87 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 28 minutes from Windrush Square
Recently redeveloped in a contemporary style, the Holiday Inn Express London -Vauxhall Nine Elms is a budget hotel located just south of the river Thames. ... More
 
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Windrush Square
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Brixton Windmill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 12 minutes from Windrush Square
Brixton Hill was still relatively rural when the Brixton Windmill was built in 1816 by John Muggeridge and Sons and the area remained largely agricultural until ... More
 
 
 
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Oasis Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Larkhall Lane, SW8 | 20 minutes from Windrush Square
The excellent Oasis Adventure Playground provides supervised adventure play sessions for local children aged 6 to 16 who can zip down the zip wire, ... More
 
 
 
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Khadambi Asalache House (575 Wandsworth Road)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
575 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 24 minutes from Windrush Square
The hand-carved fretwork interior of this modest, early 19th-century, terraced house make it one of the most unusual and inspiring in London. 575 Wandsworth Road was ... More
 
 
 
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House Of Idiot Comedy Show
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 22nd March to 20th December 2017 - 8pm
Windrush Square, 443 Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 1 minute from Windrush Square
Alternative sketch, character, musical and improvisational humour from special guests....More
 
 
 
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Grass Roots Live Music Sundays
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 20th and Sunday 27th August 2017 - 10pm-3am
Windrush Square, 414 Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 2 minutes from Windrush Square
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Korn
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 23rd August 2017 - 7pm
Windrush Square, 211 Stockwell Road, SW9 | 6 minutes from Windrush Square
This Californian band, one of the original nu-metal pioneers, brings its original material to the UK's stages....More
 
 
 
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Ritzy Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW2 | 1 minute from Windrush Square
If the Ritzy were a cat, it would have used up most of its nine lives. The cinema started life in 1910 as the Electric Pavilion, ... More
 
 
 
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O2 Academy Brixton
London > Entertainment > Live Music
211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 6 minutes from Windrush Square
This former cinema with its art deco interior, proscenium arch and 140ft dome is London's most celebrated venue for live music, winning Best Live Venue at ... More
 
 
 
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Hootananny Brixton
London > Entertainment > Pubs
95 Effra Road, SW2 | 7 minutes from Windrush Square
Hootananny Brixton is the sister venue to one of the Scottish Highlands' most successful venues, Hootananny in Inverness. Revamped and refurbished, it's fast-establishing itself as one ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Windrush Square
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Pop Brixton
London > Shopping >
Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 6 minutes from Windrush Square
The first in London to realise the retail potential of shipping containers, Pop Brixton is a wonderful community project, ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Post Office Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
76 Landor Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 11 minutes from Windrush Square
In a former Post Office in Lyham Road, Clapham North, The Old Post Office Bakery set up shop in 1982. That was after they'd been serving ... More
 
 
 
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M Moen & Sons
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
24 The Pavement, SW4 | 21 minutes from Windrush Square
This very British butcher's, founded in 1971 by Maurice Moen and run by his son Garry, is traditional in the best sense of the word. Meat ... More
 
 
 
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Satay Cocktail Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
447 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, Brixton, London SW9 | 1 minute from Windrush Square
Slightly pricey but very entertaining spot round the corner from Brixton tube. The Indonesian satay and main dishes are excellent, packed with flavour and served with ... More
 
 
 
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The Rum Kitchen - Brixton
London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
435-437 Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 1 minute from Windrush Square
The team behind The Rum Kitchen have now ventured into south London with a branch in Brixton, injecting a slice of the ... More
 
 
 
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Fancy Funkin Chicken
London > Restaurants >
441 Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 1 minute from Windrush Square
Fancy Funkin Chicken is a chicken shop and bar brought to you by a dynamic trio of young hospitality insiders, Nathan Pattie (co-founder of ... More
 
 
 
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Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 2 miles from Windrush Square
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ... More
 
 
 
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 17 minutes from Windrush Square
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 27 minutes from Windrush Square
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
 
 
 
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Pop Fields
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 6 minutes from Windrush Square
Play sport, watch all the sporting action and kick back with food and drink at Pop Fields, the place to ... More
 
 
 
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Brockwell Lido
London > Leisure >
Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 10 minutes from Windrush Square
This excellent community sports facility was built by the London County Council in 1937. And, after a period of closure, Brockwell Lido re-opened in July 2007. ... More
 
 
 
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Oasis Nature Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Larkhall Lane, SW4 | 20 minutes from Windrush Square
Oasis runs a children's Nature Garden, a karting project and an Adventure Playground all in and around the same corner east of Larkhall Park in Stockwell. ... More
 
 
 
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Effra
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 2 minutes from Windrush Square
By no means your average watering hole; the Effra defies most attempts at description or classification. From the outside it looks like a shabby South London ... More
 
 
 
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Hive
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11-13 Station Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 3 minutes from Windrush Square
Though it has the look of a Carnaby Street style bar, with funky lighting and minimalist decor in gunmetal grey, this new Brixton joint differs from ... More
 
 
 
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The Commercial
London > Nightlife > Pubs
212 Railton Road, SE24 | 15 minutes from Windrush Square
Blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel of Brixton The Commercial is perfectly suited to its ... More
 
 
 
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Ritzy Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 1 minute from Windrush Square
This funky little jazz bar is one of South London's hidden delights. Don't worry about the depressingly empty pub section you can see from the street. ... More
 
 
 
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Barrio Brixton
London > Nightlife > Bars
30 Acre Lane, SW2 | 2 minutes from Windrush Square
Brazilian-inspired cocktail bar and cantina Barrio Brixton serves tapas-style food, plus late night club with DJs. Taking its name from the ... More
 
 
 
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Brixton Beach
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Popes Road, Brixton, SW9 | 3 minutes from Windrush Square
Each summer, Londoners can enjoy the charms of the seaside without leaving the city at the rooftop Brixton Beach . I nspired by the ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 2.1 miles from Windrush Square
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 31 minutes from Windrush Square
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
 
 
 
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The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 34 minutes from Windrush Square
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
 

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