Architecture on the Thames East
Saturday 24 October 1pm

Join 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 24 October 1pm Book your place here

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"



Calendar

August
22 - From Cathedral to Commerce
23 - Cycle tour
29 - King's Cross
Renaissance

September
5 - Riverside
12 - Wren to Rogers Photography Tour; From Cathedral to Commerce
19 - No tours Open House weekend
23 - Architecture on the Thames Central
26 - London Landscape Islington Drovers’ Route
30 - An Eve With.. Tin House

October
3 - Riverside
10 - From Cathedral to Commerce
17 - Photo Greenwich
22 - Photo by Night
24 - Architecture on the Thames East
31 - tbc

November
7 - From Cathedral to Commerce
12 - Photo by Night
14 - Riverside
22 - tbc
28 - Wren to Rogers Photography Tour

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

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