3 Facts About Brixton

1. In 2001 Brixton became subject of newspaper headlines due to the implementation of a pilot cannabis programme, known as the "softly softly" approach, initiated by Brian Paddick, then Police Commander for the London Borough of Lambeth.

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2. In 2015, to celebrate the Brixton Pound's fifth anniversary, the Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller was commissioned to design a limited-edition B£5 note.

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3. In recent years Brixton has hosted a regular farmers' market on Station Road, as well as Pop-up restaurants and pop-up shops.

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