Our GreenHut @CEFLyncx

Brixton Windmill Gardens SW2 is a safe space where young people and community grow

Our GreenHut located @BrixtonWindmill is now managed by our Charity, Community Education Foundation & Lyncx (CEFLyncx). The structure  was built in the 1970s and it is located next to the historic Brixton Windmill, a national and local heritage at Brixton Windmill Gardens (Park), Blenheim Gardens in Brixton Hill SW2.

Our GreenHut is set in an enclosed area of approximately, 68.83 square metres (740 square feet) within Brixton Windmill Gardens and is easily accessible directly from Blenheim Gardens, off Brixton Hill, or via footpaths leading through to Windmill Gardens with several bus routes services running on Brixton Hill from and/or to Brixton Underground make our GreenHut a prime location choice for hosting diverse range of Community, Corporate and Commercial events.

It shares immediate boundaries with the newly built Windmill Education Centre to one side, the Themes Water monitoring station to its rear elevation and the Blenheim Gardens Housing Estate to the other side with a clear view of the Windmill Gardens (Park) to its front elevation and a converted warehouse of luxury apartments to the distance of the boundary of the park.
The park has only one entrance which means finding us is very easy because our GreenHut can be seen from the gate to the right leading into the park.


What Happens @ Our GreenHut

Our GreenHut @BrixtonWindmill offers a safe space where we co-produce opportunities and nurture children, young people, families and community to be creative, develop and learn to express themselves by engaging in diverse range of stimulation structured and non-structured but supervised activities. This inclusive approach   provide a wrapped-around service that supports the whole community from cradle to maturity. 

Our GreenHut being in an enclosed space in the Windmill Gardens (Park) offers privacy as well as safety and the freedom to benefit from the use of the large area of  open space in the park and still experience the benefits of our structured activities for children, young people, families and the community like our:

      • Stay & Play provisions that provide opportunities for pre-school age children and their parents/carers to engage in 'open ended play' activities.
      • School Holidays Active & Food programme supporting school age children engage in diverse range structured sports, recreation and creative activities
      • community open house where groups such as parents' network come to deliver their objectives or a harmer space with 'open ended' activities for the elderly.

As well as the above, Our GreenHut is suitable for hosting not just community activities such as youth and community services, but it is also a great space for hosting Corporate, Commercial and Community events such as
      • Meetings
      • Away Days
      • Parties
      • Wedding Reception

Which availability can be checked by completing a simple questionnaire which can be found by clicking the 'Space Booking' icon near the foot of this page.
Our structured and supervised activities for children, young people and the wider community runs at various times and include but not limited to:

  • Youth & Play Scheme for over 5’s
  • Early Years/Stay & Play for under 5’s
  • SENDsational Club for children with SEND needs
  • Teenies-Sensation Learning & Skills Development for Teenagers
  • Learning and Skills Development for Parents/Adults
  • Seniors' Moment and Inter-Generational Gathering Sessions
  • Professionals' Information & Advice Surgeries

Our response to change meant, we have designed our service in a way that is wrapped-around our community and offering the opportunity for them to achieve cross-cutting benefits/outcomes while encouraging the Corporate and Commercial sectors' involvement in achieving benefits for the community.

We have in place a booking system that provide opportunity for the community and businesses to support our course through engaging with Our GreenHut at an affordable rate and/or book to use our 'Secret Garden' that is located at a secret location at Our GreenHut for not only a quiet reflection time for a group or the individual but access to a garden gallery of paintings developed by the community.

For more information about what's on, when and how to register to join an activity or book to use Our GreenHut, click on the appropriate links below.   


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 Activity Time Table

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Activity Booking/Registration


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