New Chandos

The Chandos, the journeyman pub on 56 Brockley Rise, has been given an impressive makeover, which extends to a handsome new pub garden. It got some minor remedial work last year but this is on a far more ambitious scale. The photo is from a set on SE23life. Click here for the works.New and revamped ...

Number 41, Brockley Rise

Very smart looking new place under construction by Dalmain School @BrockleyCentral pic.twitter.com/wqBmUVRq6J— Molewife (@Molewife) June 10, 2016No 41 opened at the weekend and the owners say:Please come along and try our Monmouth roasted coffee and our Tea-pigs tea, you will not be disappointed. If you are hungry why not grab a bite to eat? Everything ...

Pasha’s Ice Cream, Brockley Rise

A new ice cream parlour, Pasha's, has just opened on Brockley Rise. Please post your reviews here. Thanks to @theonlywayisSE6.

Honor Oak Wellness Rooms Open Day

Ginny writes:I'm the Practice Manager here at the Honor Oak Wellness Rooms. We are planning an open day on the 12th September, which is going to be a lovely (free) day of:15-minute massages, taster classes (yoga, Pilates, meditation), chiropractic consultations and talks, plus lots of food and drink.Our timetable and booking info is available via ...

Lewisham’s digital photo archive

Joe sent us this link to Lewisham Council's photographic archive, which has more than 2,000 historic shots, covering every part of the borough. These images were taken from a collection of more than 50 Brockley photographs.What were they thinking? The 1968 demolition of Brockley Congregational Church on Lewisham Way, to make way for Rokeby House ...

The Road Worrier

Matthew writes:The large convenience store off Brockley Rise in-between Chandos and Le Querce seems to have been halved from two units into one, with some work going on in the other unit. Does anyone have any idea what it’s destined to be? The shop owners don’t seem to have any idea, only that the landlord ...

Babur Gourmandized

Food muralist crew Gourmandizing have transformed this wall next to Babur on Brockley Rise as a belated addition to the Brockley Street Art Festival. The work celebrates the award-winning restaurant's 30th anniversary.

The Chandos redux

Sean says this ain't your daddy's Chandos. He writes:There is a new team at The Chandos (56 Brockley Rise) and it's no longer that pub you don't want to go in. Since taking over ten weeks ago Peter and Anna have turned it into a friendly, welcoming boozer with live music every Saturday. Karaoke and Djs ...

Muck N Brass, 72 Brockley Rise

Muck N Brass is an upcycler that trades on Etsy and specialises in turning vintage furniture into vivid graphic creations like these. This week, they've opened their first shop at 72 Brockley Rise (formerly the rarely-open bric-a-brac shop Caledonia).Following the arrival of Wandsworth Sash Windows in Crofton Park and a pop-up furniture showroom on Lewisham Way, ...

The Honor Oak Wellness Rooms

Vivien writes:The Honor Oak Wellness Rooms is a newly opened health and wellness space at 82 Brockley Rise [formerly Tai Wu Chinese restaurant] that specialises in chiropractic care to help manage pain and improve health.We also offer yoga to improve fitness and well-being, with other therapies coming soon to the clinic. Our aim is to ...