Coming soon: Masala Wala Indian Cafe

Brockley Central usually makes its predictions more in hope than expectation, but the Brockley Cross resurgence seems to be an actual thing, rather than a figment of our imagination. This is very cool - the former dry cleaner is getting a new tenant.Today's work. Foodies of South London should probably start getting excited

My Jamii Cafe, Honor Oak

3 Honor OakSE23 1DXMy Jamii Cafe is a new cafe-cum-not-for-profit enterprise scheme in Honor Oak.It aims to help young (17-23) people with low educational attainment, minimal literacy and little access to work experience or opportunities to improve their circumstances in the Borough of Lewisham.It also does cake.Break for coffee, cake and a good read @myjamiicafe, ...

Skewer Nights at the Brockley Mess

New Ladywell Fields cafe opens August 27th

On August 27th, the new Ladywell Fields cafe will open. Run by social enterprise Ten Thousand Hands, the Jimmy Mizen Foundation, it will be the third café run by the group.Mayor Bullock will officially open the café between 1-1.30pm on the day. Barry and Margaret Mizen MBE say:“We’re really excited to be opening our third ...

Now open: The Brockley Deli

The Brockley Deli is the most daring new opening since The Broca chanced its arm on Coulgate Street. An unlovely (though handy) mini-market has been completely transformed, and with it, Brockley Cross.We've only had time to stick our head in and take this photos, so can't comment on the quality or range of food, but ...

10,000 Hands chosen to run Ladywell Fields Cafe

Robert Sheppard, Secretary of the Ladywell Fields User Group writes:Glendale has announced today that, following a bidding process, 10,000 Hands (the Jimmy Mizen Foundation) has been chosen to run the Ladywell Fields cafe and undertake its refurbishment. The JMF already run the Cafe of Good Hope on Hither Green Lane.Building works to improve the cafe ...

Extra capacity on the East London Line as TfL orders 57 new carriages

TfL has ordered 57 new London Overground carriages, which will enable it to expand capacity on the East London Line by the end of next year, sooner than previously expected.The order means that trains will be lengthened by an extra carriage, increasing capacity by 25%. The East London Line (the busiest stretch of the service) ...