Saturday 9 November 11:00 - 13:00

Farringdon Crossrail Station Entrance
Cowcross Street
London

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Heritage Tour: Celebrating 150 years of Holborn Viaduct & Blackfriars Bridge by Lester Hillman

Community & Culture

CELEBRATING 150 YEARS OF HOLBORN VIADUCT AND BLACKFRIARS BRIDGE

Date: Wednesday 6 November 2019 OR Saturday 9th November 2019

Time: 11:00 - 13:00

Tickets: Limited to 20 people each visit

Venue: Meet at Farringdon Crossrail Station entrance, Cowcross Street, London, EC1M

ABOUT THE EVENT

To mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Holborn Viaduct walks tracing the royal opening of the Holborn Viaduct and Blackfriars Bridge in 1869 (choice of two dates offered). Lester Hillman will trace a thousand years of transportation dating back to the saxons and before as well as colourful local heritage. The area could justifiably be called Frankensteinia and the walks will uncover a wealth of medieval, political and literary associations.

SPEAKER

Lester Hillman, Planner and Historian

Lester Hillman is a former visiting professor in London Metropolitan Business School, London Metropolitan University. For more than four decades as a planner Lester Hillman has been involved in regulatory, infrastructure development and community stakeholder issues.

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