First Child by Raymond Watson, a memorial to 116 children murdered
by the Afrikaner police force in Soweto in 1976.
This was the first public sculpture by a Black artist in the UK, commissioned
in 1998 by the 198 Gallery
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church
Brixton Road and Stockwell Park Walk. Children at Play (aka Zombie
Children) on the back of the Brixton O2/Academy
building was painted by Stephen Pusey in 1981-82 after the Brixton
riots to depict racial harmony
341-361 Brixton Road, mid 19th century, was grade II listed in 1974
363-5 are also Grade II listed
Brixton Road and Stockwell Rd. At left the former Quin & Axtens
department store at. 414 – 426 Brixton Road
which was rebuilt in the 1920s. It was gutted in WW2.
Bon Marché, Britains first purpose built
department store in 1877. Its founder went bankrupt but the store
continued in business with various owners until 1975. Since refurbished
with almost all ground floor detail lost
The store was one of those that made Brixton one of the finest shopping
locations in London.