2019-08-16 The UK’s first permanent Rainbow Crossing opened today (16 August) outside the Herne Hill entrance to Brockwell Park, Lambeth. The crossing is a celebration of Lambeth and London’s LGBT+ community with an eye-catching rainbow crossing spanning four lanes of major roads., and celebrates the borough’s inclusive nature and creative culture. Speakers were: Cllr Ibrahim Dogus (centre), Lambeth Mayor, Cllr Sonia Winifred (right), Faith Henry, a young local resident, and guests were also treated to a vocal performance from singer Almaz (left). www.magnus-andersson.com
The London borough of Lambeth has become the first in the UK to install a permanent rainbow crossing.