Station Name: EAST BRIXTON


[Source: Nick Catford]

Date opened: 13.8.1866
Location: On the east side of Barrington Road north of its junction with Coldharbour Lane.
Company on opening: London Brighton & South Coast Railway
Date closed to passengers: 5.1.1976
Date closed completely: 5.1.1976
Company on closing: British Rail (Southern Region)
Present state: The platforms and platform buildings were demolished shortly after closure but the street level entrances on Barrington Road still exist. The old booking hall beneath the arches  hosted the Medussa club for many years, but is now used as a photo studio.
County: London
OS Grid Ref: TQ316756
Date of visit: January 1976

Notes: The station was originally opened as Loughborough Park being renamed Loughborough Park & Brixton in January 1870. It was renamed East Brixton on 1.1.1894.

Commercial postcard (early 1900)

East Brixton Station in 1972
Photo by Ian Baker

East Brixton Station in January 1975
Photo by Nick Catford

The entrance to East Brixton Station in October 2007
Photo by Rob Davidson

[Source: Nick Catford]

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