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Brixton Windmill

Grid reference: TQ 304 743
OS sheet: 176 & 177
Postcode: SW2 5BZ
Bus services: 45, 59, 109, 118, 133, 159, 250 and 333. Alight at Blenheim Gardens. (Coming from Brixton tube station, it's the third stop.)
By train: Brixton 1 mile
By car: the windmill is situated one mile south of Brixton on the A23, off Brixton Hill. There is no on-site parking. You can park on Blenheim Gardens, but from Monday to Friday, 08.30-18.30, you have to buy a ticket from the machine.

Brixton Windmill was built in 1816 and is the last surviving windmill in inner London. The 5-storey brick tower mill, which is owned by Lambeth Council, is situated in Windmill Gardens.  Restoration began in October 2010 and the sails are once again be able to turn in the wind and the provender mill, powered by electricity is used in milling demonstrations.

Opening times 2017
One Saturday and Sunday per month, usually on the second weekend, 14.00 - 17.00 (see web site). Book tours in advance on web site.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday and Sunday, 13.00-17.00. 

Jean Kerrigan, tel. 07587 170029.


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