Architecture on the Thames - East
Saturday 18 April 2pm

thamesJoin us for this journey down the River Thames starting in Greenwich and going out towards Dartford Crossing and back.

A dramatically different landscape to that of central London Thames embankments, the tour will look at landmarks including The Dome, the Tate and Lyle Sugar Refinery in Silvertown, the amazing Victorian Grade I listed Crossness Sewage Treatment Works (Joseph Bazalgette), and future of the Thames Barrier to name a few.

Led by specialist guide, architect Benedict O’Looney with an in-depth knowledge, providing excellent commentary. Booked only for capacity for the inside deck. Duration 2.45 hours approx. Regretfully no children under 7. Departing and returning to Greenwich Pier, Cutty Sark Gardens, SE10 9HT. Cost £35.50.

Saturday 18 April 2pm Book your place here

OFFER: 15% off when purchased with Architecture on the Thames Central Tour offer on the shop pg

Any problems with booking please email tours@open-city.org.uk or call 020 3006 7008 (9.30am - 6pm Monday to Friday)

Listen to boat tour guide Benedict O’Looney on Londonist Out Loud here

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Feedback from past Architecture on the Thames tour attendees

"...view from different aspect, a brilliant tour - speaker was superb"

"It was very entertaining listening to Benedict O’Looney's encyclopedic knowledge of the buildings and bridges along the Thames"

"Sounded interesting and it certainly was. Excellent commentary and great to see things from a different viewpoint - both physically and intellectually!"

"I saw familiar sights from a different angle and now know a lot more about architecture on the river and have a new-found appreciation of modern architecture"


Tours Calendar

March
14 - King's Cross Renaissance
18 - Night Photography
21 - Photo Tour Wren to Rogers
28 - From Cathedral to Commerce
28 - Photo Tour Wren to Rogers

April
11 - London Riverside
18 - King's Cross Renaissance
18 - Architecture on the Thames East
25 - From Cathedral to Commerce
25 - Photo Tour Wren to Rogers

May
9 - King's Cross Renaissance

Further 2015 walking, photo, cycle and building tours added to the programme shortly

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