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Brixton, London

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Brixton is a district of London, located in the borough of Lambeth in south London. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London.Brixton is mainly residential with a prominent street market and substantial retail sector. It is a multiethnic community, with a large percentage of its population being of African and Caribbean descent. It lies within Inner south London and is bordered by Stockwell, Clapham, Streatham, Camberwell, Tulse Hill and Herne Hill. The district houses the main offices of the London Borough of Lambeth.
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  • Loved the graffiti, people and the Jamaican influences in the area. Totally amazing walks of light. Open minded souls and just crazy cool fun!!! Good bands play here if you are in the area  more »
  • Last week my friends and I went to Brixton village and strolled down the market rows. I truly was amazed with all the different kinds of foods from around the world. We sat down at Franco Manca’s pizz...  more »
  • Busy and bustling, Many street food and eateries serving all types of food. Friendly local people Varied diversity of many cultures . Seems to be popular now with the so called "hipsters " who influen...  more »