‘I like being independent,’ says Mehmet, sitting in his living room on Portobello Square with his brother Ahmet. ‘It’s just little things, like being able to do my own shopping. I didn’t expect living on my own to feel this good.’
Melanie Monaghan is the new Director of the Venture Centre.
For many of us, a good walk is one of the most enjoyable activities we can do. There is just something deeply pleasurable about sauntering along, chatting and taking in the air. It is this idea that is the driving force behind Portobello Walks.
Visit the Venture Centre on a Thursday morning and you’ll be greeted by quite a sight. Various pieces of material sit on tables, piled high and waiting to be used.
“ We blend the traditional with the modern: we cut, we shave, both with a nod to tradition but our approach is more rock ‘n’ roll.” Martyn is describing his new barbers business, Brbr Bullet (pronounced Barber Bullet) at the top of Portobello Road, opposite Portobello Square.
United Living have completed the lift core for the first building in Bond Mansions, and are halfway to completing the next.Read More...
Next Two Weeks
- Commercial units update
We’ll continue to review the businesses who have expressed interest in the new commercial units along Portobello Road, to decide which will be the best fit for the area.Read More...
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