Breakspears Mews Summer

BrocSoc calls community meeting to discuss Ashby Mews developments

Brockley Society Public Meeting - Ashby Mews – Gates and ResurfacingThursday 19 July 7.30pmMyatt Garden School, Rokeby Road, SE4 1DFFeelings have been running high about developments in Ashby Mews. BrocSoc has called a public meeting to discuss the issue. They say:Locked gates recently installed at the Ashby Road end of Ashby Mews, SE4, followed byresurfacing ...

BrocSoc slams Ashby Mews changes

The tarmac-covered north endFollowing the installation of a gate across the north end of Ashby Mews, some residents have now decided to tarmac the surface, changing its historic character to something which more closely resembles a business park.The southern end of Ashby Mews is untouchedThe gates, which we were initially promised would be left open ...

Fortress Ashby Mews

The gates go inRecently, a metal gate appeared without warning across the northern entrance to Ashby Mews.This entrance to the mews has been cursed by constant fly-tipping over the years and the gates are a defense measure installed by residents.I bow to no-one in my hatred for rubbish and fly-tipping and I can imagine how infuriating ...

Brockley: Building the Dream

More4 show Building the Dream kicks off its new series with the story of Eryka and Sam, a Brockley couple who transformed a dilapidated Ashby Mews workshop into their dream home (or at least, I assume they did - the show is still unfolding).The building is a live-work hybrid, which includes studio space for glass ...

Ashby Mews stable conversion planned

An application has been submitted to convert the site of a dilapidated stable to the rear of Upper Brockley Road into a live/work studio.The building will be entirely demolished and the stable will be rebuilt with a handsome new extension bolted on as part of a wider redevelopment of the light industrial units in Ashby ...

Wickham Mews Street Art – Part Three

Rodent's The ThinkerIf I knew what sort of bird this was, I could come up with a punCarol Thatcher would approve

Wickham Mews Street Art – Part Two

More street art from the Wickham Mews menagerie.Hello fellow bees, how's the abdomen? Swollen with nectar, I trust?Beautiful feathered tyrantThe Court of Owls

Wickham Mews Street Art – Part One

"Old Man Coyote took this dirt and blew on it. He made the earth. It was fine and he was pleased. The ducks returned and were amazed."- Old Man Coyote Creation MythPigeon StreetBrockley must now have more works of street art per capita than anywhere else in the world. Amazing paintings stretch like a string ...

Three more residential developments planned for Ashby Mews

Top to bottom: 111, 143, 153-155 UBRThree proposals have been submitted to turn garages on Ashby Mews into residential properties.Buildings to the rear of 111 Upper Brockley Road, 143 Upper Brockley Road and 153-155 Upper Brockley Road.Each of the projects is a modernist rebuild of dilapidated storage areas, with access from the mews.Objectors to the development on ...