A message from the BRA chairman

“Hi and welcome to the Spring edition of our Newsletter. Our apologies for the delay in publication, but you may have seen from our adverts for a Communications Coordinator, that we have had a gap in the role for a little while. Our thanks to Orlando for stepping in for the short term and helping…

BRA Spring Social rescheduled to Thursday 19th April

Alas, on the 19th Anniversary of the Brackenbury Residents Association, there was no stopping the meteo-monster known only as the Beast From The East… We would like to apologise to all members and friends for any inconvenience caused as a result of the last-minute cancellation of the Brackenbury Residents Association Spring Social. Due to safety issues…

New French bookshop springs up on King Street

French speakers now have their very own second-hand bookshop in Hammersmith – titled La Librairie. Sited in former restaurant premises at 377 King Street in Stamford Brook, it opened on February 20 to satisfy an unquenched demand for books in the French language. “We decided to set up the shop to exclusively offer secondhand books in…

Tech start-ups thrive in Shepherds Bush

White City has become a thriving launchpad for tech start-ups, says Huckletree co-founder Andrew Lynch. Huckletree West is a buzzing new co-working space with more than 75 businesses and 300 members, situated on the ground floor of Mediaworks – the new 231,000sqft modern and flexible workspace in Wood Lane. It has been built by developer Stanhope…

Local illustrator Louis Fowler brings his prints to the pub

Since building a childhood passion for zoology during his primary school days at Flora Gardens, Hammersmith artist Louis Fowler has been marrying his love for animals with a unique talent for illustration. Now his intricate ink sketches of endangered species are being showcased at his local pub the Stonemason Arms, Cambridge Grove. His artworks on…

Initial results released for first phase of Cycle SuperHighway 9

Transport for London (TfL) has released their initial results of the consultation on the first phase of Cycle Superhighway 9 (CS9), a package of improvements for cyclists broadly along the A315 between Kensington Olympia and Brentford. Following the end of the consultation led by TfL in October 2017, some respondents raised concerns about elements of…

The Parklet has been shortlisted for the Healthy Streets Awards 2017

We are delighted to announce that the Parklet in Brackenbury has been shortlisted for the Best Innovation category in the Healthy Streets Awards. Cyclehoop worked with the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham to deliver the project earlier this year.  The Parklet can be visited outside Brackenburys Deli in Hammersmith and Fulham. The project was…

Panto stars announced for Jack and the Beanstalk at the Lyric

Award-winning comedian Vikki Stone returns to the Lyric Hammersmith to star in their legendary panto. This year’s production is Jack and the Beanstalk and its classic tale of misadventure as young Jack finds a magical world in the sky with both treasure and an angry giant. The Lyric – which is financially supported by Hammersmith…

‘Modern Food Court’ Feast Canteen Coming to Kings Mall

The company behind Shepherd’s Bush hotspot Pergola on the Roof, Incipio, is to launch a “modern food court” called the Feast Canteen at Kings Mall shopping centre in Hammersmith. Incipio was also behind the popular pop-up restaurants Little Feast and Market Yard in Goldhawk Road. Feast Canteen will move into the food court space at…