As moves into Phase 1 of Portobello Square draw to a close, residents are settling into their new homes and beginning to get a feel for the new neighbourhood.
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.
To say that Jerry has a wide range of job experience is something of an understatement. In recent times he has fitted security and mobility aids, delivered packages by cycle, worked as a carpenter and co-run a Portobello-based floristry and gardening company that had clients including Madonna, Brian Eno and Harry Enfield and his wife.
The footpath from Portobello Road to Chiltern House, Watts House and Breakwell Court has closed to allow the existing green space to be joined with the new one.Read More...
Next Two Weeks
- Rehousing options
We will be arranging to meet soon with those residents who will need to be rehoused within the next two years, to discuss housing needs, preferences and re-housing options.Read More...
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