Brixton closes down as rumours of fresh trouble circulate

Brixton riots aftermath - photos

At the time of writing, reports are coming through that shops in Brixton have been told to close “right away” as rumours of fresh trouble grow.

Brixton was hit pretty hard by the violence and looting on Sunday night, with a host of businesses suffering extensive damage.

Brixton riots aftermath - photos

Big name stores like WH Smith, Argos, Carphone Warehouse and Vodafone have remained closed all day, and we’re now hearing that Superdrug and M&S have already shut up shop on the advice of the police, with other businesses following.

Brixton riots aftermath - photos

Here’s how Footlocker on Brixton Road looked at lunchtime.

Brixton riots aftermath - photos

Brixton riots aftermath - photos

Brixton riots aftermath - photos

Brixton riots aftermath - photos

Brixton riots aftermath - photos

Brixton riots aftermath - photos

Morleys suffered many broken windows, but was open at lunchtime.

Brixton riots aftermath - photos

Update 14:52 Tues 9th Aug: Ritzy cinema closed mid-film and audience told to leave on police advice, helicopter currently overhead….

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