Category Archives: Restoration

Restoration is officially completed – book a guided tour of the windmill

Good news – practical completion of the restoration of Brixton Windmill was signed off (at last!) on Wednesday 17 August. All certification is in place and we are on target to open the windmill for free public visits and guided tours … Continue reading

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Visitors from Poland

This afternoon, Brixton Windmill received a visit from a Polish group from Gdansk. The group was in Britain as part of the British Council’s Active Citizens programme, which seeks “to link overseas communities with both UK and other overseas communities … Continue reading

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Looking forward, not back

Come and join us this afternoon to celebrate the next phase of Brixton Windmill’s long working life! At 2pm there will be a May Day parade from Windrush Square in central Brixton to Windmill Gardens (at the end of Blenheim … Continue reading

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Restored interior

Just to whet your appetite for the grand reopening of Brixton Windmill on Monday, here are some photos of the newly restored interior. There will be guided tours of the windmill on Monday afternoon, starting at about 3.45pm, but numbers … Continue reading

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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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Video of sails being replaced

If you were unable to visit Brixton Windmill when the sails were being replaced, you can watch a great video by Marco Windham that captures the whole process.

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Three cheers, four sails

Brixton Windmill has its sails back!

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