That snappy name isn’t new; in the 1880s Electric Avenue was the first ever market street to be illuminated with electricity.
Those lights used to hang from a continuous glass canopy that traced the shopfronts, but sadly this was damaged in the Second World War and was eventually removed.
These are some of the largest murals in London and nearly all have been preserved and are restored every few years.
The paintings are labelled on Google Maps, so you can take a tour through Brixton’s not so distant past.
One of London’s premier live music venues, the 4,921-capacity Brixton Academy has booked an unbelievable roll-call of music talent since it opened in 1983.