LYLM Brixton Heritage Walks

If you love history and culture, this offering will be right up your street….Come take a walk down memory lane and enjoy an authentic experience of Brixton markets’ history, culture, and vibrant community on a 75 minute special Love Your Local Market guided heritage tour. To book, simply click here.

Brixton Markets Heritage Walks

What’s the name of the hit record named after one of Brixton’s Markets?

Which former Prime Minister began his political career on a soapbox in Brixton Market?

Join us to discover the culture, history and diverse community of one of London’s most eclectic areas with a Love Your Local Market guided heritage tour. Get under Brixton’s skin with a 75 minute guided walk led by a member of the Brixton Society, taking in the street markets, covered arcades and shops exploring their 150-year-old heritage.

On this walk you will be taken down memory lane, exploring how Brixton became South London’s biggest shopping centre by the 1920s. The development of shopping was one of the key elements in the development of Brixton and a vital part of its history that’s made it was it is today.

Feedback from one recent walker: “Truly fantastic; best walking tour I’ve been on in London; huge thanks”.


Friday and Saturday, 26th & 27th, and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 29th, 30th & 31st May; all starting at 2:30 pm plus an evening walk on Tuesday 30th starting at 7:00 pm.


£5.00 per person (no unaccompanied under 16s please). The ticket price includes a copy of the 22 page illustrated book of the walk. The images of Edwardian and later scenes support the text related to the 12 stopping points on the walk.

Net proceeds go towards supporting the work of The Brixton Society.

How to book

To book a place on one of the tours visit: or

Meeting Point:

Meet by the Love Your Local Market Information Point (gazebo tent next to Brixton Station)