Getting here

Getting to Brixton Windmill


The windmill is situated in a small park called Windmill Gardens.

The park is at the top end of Blenheim Gardens road.


Windmill Gardens
100 Blenheim Gardens
Brixton Hill
London SW2 5DA

TFL traffic controls

If travelling in a vehicle northbound down Brixton Hill, you are not allowed to turn left into Blenheim Gardens road, carry on and access the windmill via next left into St Saviour’s Road. (GLA 2021 No.0195 Experimental Traffic Order)

You can still turn right from Brixton Hill into Blenheim Gardens road.


By bus

The following buses pass Brixton Underground and the Windmill: 45, 59, 109, 118, 133, 159, 250 and 333. Alight at Blenheim Gardens. (Coming from Brixton tube station, it’s the third stop.)

By tube and train

Brixton Underground (Victoria line) – 1 mile

Brixton Train overground – 1 mile

Clapham North Underground  (Northern line) – 1.2 miles

Streatham Hill Train overground – 1.2 miles

By car

The windmill is situated one mile south of Brixton on the A23, off Brixton Hill. There is no on-site parking. There is limited on-street parking on surrounding roads but from Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6.30pm you have to pay parking charges (currently £3 an hour, maximum four hours) unless you have a valid permit. Parking at other times is free. If you are using satnav, the postcode is SW2 5DA.

By bike

View local cycle routes and quietways on the Transport for London or Cycle Streets websites. From central London take the CS5/CS6 to CS7 cycle superhighway route and leave at Clapham North to continue via B221 Bedford Road/Kings Avenue, Lyham Road and through Blenheim Gardens estate. Or alternatively, leave CS7 at Kennington Park to continue via the busy A23 Brixton Road/Brixton Hill.


The Windmill is a 20 minute walk from Brixton tube, along the flat stretch of lower Brixton Hill.

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