How is life in Brixton Hill? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Brixton is a district in South London, part of the London Borough of Lambeth, England. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London. Brixton experienced a rapid rise in population during the 19th century as communications with central London improved. “

What to do in the area of Brixton Hill

Brixton Hill is vibrant with life, activities and to find out what to do in your area we recommend you to have a look at websites like Timeout. Timeout updates on a weekly basis things to do in Brixton Hill. To simplify you the task of finding the page here is the link to see the upcoming events in Brixton Hill. Also having a clear view of what is available in Brixton Hill and where is a great way to project yourself within this new area. This is why we created the following map where we gathered all the information you will find in this article.

Things that make us love Brixton Hill

What makes the heart of Brixton Hill? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs, gym that exist in Brixton Hill to help you decide to move in there.

What kind of restaurants are there?

Brixton Hill has a range of different places to eat. From Chinese, Indian or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and if you are a foodie you will surely find what you are looking for here.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Boqueria 192 Acre Lane, London 4.3 621
Negril 132 Brixton Hill, London 4.3 539
SatayBar 447 Coldharbour Lane, London 4.3 1151
PAYA Cuisine (Brixton Hill) 270 Brixton Hill, London 4.3 204
The Prince Regent 69 Dulwich Road, London 4.3 513
Adam’s Ethiopian Restaurant 86 Brixton Hill, London 4.3 372
The Food Works 10, Arlington Parade, Brixton Hill, London 4.3 33
Katakata 132A Brixton Hill, London 4.3 412
Peng An Chinese 110B Brixton Hill, London 4.3 96
Morleys Fried Chicken Brixton Hill 109 Brixton Hill, London 4.3 141
The Clink Restaurant Brixton HMP Brixton, Jebb Avenue, London 4.3 261
Prince of Wales – Brakspear Pubs 169 Lyham Road, London 4.3 141
Elm Park Tavern 76 Elm Park, London 4.3 360
Chicken Treat 54 New Park Road, London 4.3 122
Town Chicken & Pizza 272 Brixton Hill, London 4.3 89
Asafo Ghanaian Restaurant 60 Morrish Road, London 4.3 494
The Blues Kitchen Brixton 40 Acre Lane, London 4.3 3380
El Rancho De Lalo 1 Buckner Road, London 4.3 822
Barrio Brixton 30 Acre Lane, London 4.3 2703
Curry Paradise Brixton 87, 89 Brixton Hill, London 4.3 310

Green spaces and parks of Brixton Hill

One of London’s greatest features are the large green spaces that cover the surface of the city. Check below if Brixton Hill is a good fit for you. Be it for a simple walk or for a casual summer picnic.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Brockwell Park Brockwell Park, Brockwell Park Gardens, London 4.6 7751
Holmewood Gardens Holmewood Gardens, London 4.2 150
Windmill Gardens Windmill Gardens, Blenheim Gardens, London 4.4 159
Joy Garden 176 Glanville Road, London 5 1
Rush Common Rush Common, Brixton Hill, London 4.1 164
Big Park 100 Blenheim Gardens, Brixton Hill, London N/A N/A
Tulse Hill Nature Garden Brixton, London 4 8
Dumbarton Court Gardens Dumbarton Court Gardens, Brixton Hill, London 2.8 6
Fa cup nnj Morval Road, London 5 2
Cherry Close Green 24 Cherry Close, London N/A N/A
Effra Green 77 Saint Matthew’s Road, London N/A N/A
Clarence Avenue Growers 100 Kings Avenue, London N/A N/A
Greenleaf Close Green Greenleaf Close, 56A Cherry Close, London N/A N/A
Brixton Orchard Brixton Hill, London 4.6 9
Rattray Parklet 92 Rattray Road, London 4.6 21
Skeepth Botanics Herne Hill, London 5 3
Brockwell Park Ponds Herne Hill, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 9
JB Saltoun Road, London N/A N/A
Windrush Square Windrush Square, Effra Road, London 4.8 13
Brockwell Park Walled Garden Brockwell Park Gardens, London 4.8 59

The range of gyms in Brixton Hill

As remote work becomes more prevalent, there’s a corresponding rise in gym attendance to maintain fitness. With options like David Lloyd, TheGym, and others, Brixton Hill could be instrumental in helping you stay in shape – a valuable amenity in close proximity.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Brixton Krav Maga – FEKM Church Hall, CC, 11 Trent Road, London 4.3 88
Hotpod Yoga Brixton 40 Saint Matthew’s Road, London 4.3 48
Pathak Yoga 6, Leigh Court, 2 Bascombe Street, London 4.3 68
Yoga with Holly at Studio 28 Studio 28, The Link Business Centre, 49 Effra Road, London 4.3 N/A
BodyMappin Pilates Studo 2 Mullins Place, London 4.3 N/A
Anytime Fitness London (Clapham South) 3 Mullins Place, Kings Avenue, London 4.3 125
Yoga Point Brixton 122 Dalberg Road, London 4.3 63
Joyoga Studio 11 Mervan Road, London 4.3 N/A
Jetts 24HR Gym Brixton 116-120 Brixton Hill, London 4.3 126
Brixton Windmill Yoga 22 Blenheim Gardens, London 4.3 4
High Vibe 62 Elm Park, London 4.3 13
Reformer Pilates Brixton (1-1 sessions) Trelawn Road, London 4.3 9
Yoga for Back Pain 11 Mervan Road, London 4.3 N/A
Sanda Kickboxing Academy Effra Space, 21 Effra Parade, London 4.3 27
Substation Brixton Unit 13, Ellerslie Square Industrial Estate, Brixton Hill, London 4.3 270
Anytime Fitness Brixton Ivor House, Acre Lane, London 4.3 6
Scandi Pilates Flat 2, 89 Park Hill, London 4.3 N/A
Studio Tao Pilates 201, Access House, 141-157 Acre Lane, London 4.3 10
Preactive Wellness 1 Brixton Hill, London 4.3 1
MPower Rehab Streatham Place, London 4.3 N/A

Where can you buy groceries in the area

Perhaps one of the most common amenities in Brixton Hill would be supermarkets. Below, you will be able to tell what type of supermarket there are in Brixton Hill and what company operates here.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Costcutter 258 Clapham Road, London 3.4 25
Delicatessen Serrana Delicatessen, Serrana, 224 Clapham Road, London 4.5 569
Tesco Express Lambeth, 202-230 Wandsworth Rd South, London 2.6 105
Sainsbury’s Local 2A, 2D Binfield Road, London 3.5 66
Lidl 189 Clapham Road, London 4.2 2469
Delicias 280 Wandsworth Road, London 4.6 374
Brazilian Centre STOCKWELL – Produtos Brasileiros (Brazilian Products) 284 Clapham Road, London 4.3 196
Tesco Express 131-143 Clapham Road, London 2.9 102
Sainsbury’s 62 Wandsworth Road, London 4.3 4490
Sainsbury’s Local 314 – 318 Clapham Road, London 3.6 30
Waitrose & Partners 1 New Union Square, London 3.9 54
Tesco Express Russell Hotel, Brixton Road, London 3 70
Iceland Supermarket Stockwell 314, 318 Clapham Road, London 4.1 564
Day 1 182 Wandsworth Road, London 4.5 12
supermercado tuga 20 Wilcox Road, London 4.2 14
M.Hallalway Butchers 250 Wandsworth Road, London 4.2 33
Pantry @ St Stephen’s Children’s Centre Meadow Place, London N/A N/A
Cheung’s Oriental 270 Wandsworth Road, London 4.6 139
セインズベリー Wheatsheaf Community Hall, Wheatsheaf Lane N/A N/A
Tesco Express 16, 22 Wandsworth Road, London 3.6 70

Museums & Galleries in the area

An area lives because of the people who live, work and interact. Art is a great way to discover an area in a new way. If you are looking to move in Brixton Hill we definitely recommend that you check for galleries, museums and other cultural institutions. They provide a great source of enjoyment over the weekends.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Black Cultural Archives 1 Windrush Square, London 4.6 454
Appach Gallery 49 Appach Road, London N/A N/A
African and Caribbean War Memorial London 4.7 7

Pubs in the area

As Londoners, we love our local pubs. Brixton Hill has great ones to become your new regular spot. Consider these if visiting or moving to the area of Brixton Hill.

Pub name Name Address Description
Effra Social 89 Effra Road Brixton SW2 1DF Former Antic pub opened in February 2013 in former Effra Conservative Club premises, including a dance hall unchanged since the 1970s.
Elm Park Tavern 76 Elm Park Brixton SW2 2UB This free house is the only pub left on the estate and was substantially refurbished in 2017 and again more recently. It is owned by the same freeholder as King & Co, SW4 and operated by the same company as the White Horse in nearby Brixton Hill.
Hand In Hand 61 New Park Road Brixton SW2 4EN Real ale is occasionally served in this single bar pub with real fire, juke box and two TV sports channels. It was Exmoor Gold on 18 April 2023, GK Old Golden Hen on 19 September
White Horse 94 Brixton Hill Brixton SW2 1QN One or two real ales are served here, an early 18th century inn now popular for late night partying, drinking and dining. Candle-lit tables, comfortable sofas, exposed brickwork and advertising posters create a friendly atmosphere in this ‘DJ boozer’ with fortnightly Sunday guitarist and Wednesday film nights. Children welcome until 6pm. Pool table; TV sports for major events only. Food served all day at weekends. Front patio inside railing has heaters and shelter for smokers. An alternative real ale may occasionally replace the Tribute.
Windmill 22 Blenheim Gardens Brixton SW2 5BZ Small, intimate, friendly and welcoming pub next door to the sorting office, featuring live music every night and appropriately decorated with posters for music gigs. TV sports available. An admission charge often applies after 8pm, depending on the band.
Prince of Wales 169-171 Lyham Road Brixton (SW2) SW2 5PY An old Wenlock house from 1860, changed in the 1930s and still retaining its two bars, wood panelling and other traditional features. The only pub left in Lyham Road, it has a ladies’ darts team, a pool table and TV sports.

In Brixton Hill, what things may you need?

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Brixton Hill name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Tube & Train stations nearby Brixton Hill

Train and tube stations in Brixton Hill can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

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Are there many post offices in the region of Brixton Hill?

Nearby post offices simplify sending and getting packages. Brixton Hill branches also offer services like money orders and insurance along with mail services. Here they are along with their proximity to the area.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Brixton Hill Post Office 104-106 Brixton Hill, London 2.4 85
Brixton Delivery Office Royal Mail Brixton Delivery Office, 20 Blenheim Gardens, London 3.7 147
Elm Park Post Office 68 Elm Park, London 2.4 40
Royal Mail Postbox Dumbarton Road, Brixton Hill, London 5 1
V7 Local DIY 68 Elm Park, London 0 0
Priority Postbox 42 Thornbury Road, Brixton Hill, London 3.7 3
Royal Mail Postbox 76 Upper Tulse Hill, London 0 0
Royal Mail Postbox Brixton, London 3.4 5
Penfold post box 26 Mervan Road, London 0 0

Health amenities that are in Brixton Hill

Brixton Hill has 4 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
AT Medics part of the Operose Health Group 26-28 Streatham Place, London 3.9 14
Pulros Brixton, London 1 1
Pavilion Medical Centre Unit 4.01, Piano House, 9 Brighton Terrace, London 2.6 133
Insight MSK Pavilion Pharmacy, 9 Brighton Terrace, London 5 2

Schools in and around the area of Brixton Hill

Having a school near the place you live is a great feature of the property you are about to move in. Please find below a list of the schools within the area of Brixton Hill.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Corpus Christi Catholic School 40 Trent Road, Brixton Hill, London 5 10
Destiny Kids Nursery Brixton Hill 228 Brixton Hill, London 5 23
The Family School London 206 Lyham Road, London N/A N/A
Elm Court School Elm Park, London 3.3 8
Sally Kids Care Brixton Hill, London N/A N/A
Singing Studio Robert Bicknell , singing technique, audition preparation, National Tours, West End shows ,rock and pop tours Acre Lane, London N/A N/A
Practical Pre-School St Jude’s Church, Dulwich Road, London N/A N/A
Lily’s on the Hill Brixton Hill Methodist Church/Elm Park, London 5 2
Holy Trinity CE Primary School, Tulse Hill Upper Tulse Hill, London 4.5 14
Jubilee Primary School London 4 25
Kings Avenue School Kings Avenue, London 3.3 10
Richard Atkins Primary School New Park Road, London 5 12
Effra Early Years Centre 35 Effra Parade, London 4.5 35
Streamline Swims 54 Dulwich Road, London 5 33
Sudbourne Primary School 21 Mandrell Road, London 4.6 14
Iqra VA Primary School 127 Park Hill, London 4 10
Maytree Nursery School & Children’s Centre 4 Allingham Road, London 4.8 17
Glenbrook Primary School Clarence Crescent, London 3.5 10
Holmewood Nursery School and Tree House Children’s Centre 66 Upper Tulse Hill, London 5 9
Sunbeam Day Nursery 41 Upper Tulse Hill, London 5 2

Other nearby areas

Whenever you’re not sure about if you want to move into an area for sure, making sure that you have considered your other options is important to confirm a decision or perhaps sway you in another direction. Find some other nearby regions to help you make a decision about Brixton Hill.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
West Norwood See the guide here
Streatham Park See the guide here
Streatham See the guide here
West Dulwich See the guide here
Streatham Hill See the guide here
Balham See the guide here
Hyde Farm See the guide here
Clapham Park See the guide here
Tulse Hill See the guide here
Dulwich Village See the guide here
East Dulwich See the guide here
Clapham South See the guide here
Herne Hill See the guide here
Brixton See the guide here
Clapham See the guide here
Loughborough Junction See the guide here
Denmark Hill See the guide here
Camberwell See the guide here
Stockwell See the guide here
West Norwood See the guide here
Streatham Park See the guide here
Streatham See the guide here
West Dulwich See the guide here
Streatham Hill See the guide here
Balham See the guide here
Hyde Farm See the guide here
Clapham Park See the guide here
Tulse Hill See the guide here
Dulwich Village See the guide here
East Dulwich See the guide here
Clapham South See the guide here
Herne Hill See the guide here
Brixton See the guide here
Clapham See the guide here
Loughborough Junction See the guide here
Denmark Hill See the guide here
Camberwell See the guide here
Stockwell See the guide here

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