Category Archives: Heritage

Planting heritage wheat and barley

Over the weekend, hard-working volunteers from the Friends of Windmill Gardens planted up a bed of heritage wheat and barley on the ridge behind Brixton Windmill. Andy Forbes, secretary of the Brockwell Bake association, which provided the seeds from its stocks … Continue reading

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Volunteer guides needed

As a condition of the grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Friends of Windmill Gardens have to provide 50 volunteers to act as guides to the windmill once it opens to the public on 2 May. We held one … Continue reading

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The work starts now

Well – soon, at any rate. Restoration of Brixton Windmill was due to start this week, with removal of the sails/blades, but work has been delayed for a couple of weeks. We’re just waiting for final listed building consent from … Continue reading

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