London’s future is in the east where some of the world’s most famous architects are transforming this historic industrial landscape into a place to live and work.
Join us for this afternoon 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 take in landmarks including Richard Rogers’ Dome, the vast Tate and Lyle Sugar Refinery in Silvertown, the Thames Barrier and Joseph Bazalgette’s amazing Victorian Grade I listed Crossness Sewage Treatment Works.
Led by specialist guide, architect Benedict O’Looney, whose in-depth knowledge guarantees deep insight and thoughtful 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 23 April 2pm Book here
"...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"
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