New London Walking Tour: Bankside

Saturday 11 July 2015

14:00-16:00 (registration from 13:45)

Meeting point: Southwark Tube Station (at the exit)

Kathryn Firth leading a tour of the Olympic Park © Agnese Sanvito

Discover London's latest architecture on the New London Walking Tours, now taking place twice a month! Explore how the capital's buildings and streetscapes are changing through a guided walking tour of one of six Central London quarters - each distinct in their character and history.

Discover major new architectural landmarks alongside lighter touch interventions, and how these projects are being embedded into and are adding new dimensions to the fabric of the city's historic urban context.  

Walks take place on the second Saturday and now also on the last wendesday of each month. Saturday tours will begin at 14:00 and last approximately two hours. All are on foot and are led by professional Blue Badge Guides. The cost per person is £15.00 and includes VAT. Pre booking is essential.

Bankside - Saturday 11 July

From Southwark tube station we will walk to the Millennium Bridge and Tate Modern. The gallery and the More London development to the east have been catalysts for Bankside’s regeneration. New residential by Rogers Stirk Harbour and office accommodation by Allies and Morrison have transformed a neglected backwater into London’s most dynamic work/live hub. The train lines still criss-cross overhead but the perception of this once undesirable Dickensian backwater is changing with the development of Herzog and de Meuron's angular brick extension to Tate Modern.

The tour begins at the exit to Southwark tube station

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Standard Ticket: £15
Concession Ticket:£12
Concessions are available for students and over 65s, please bring a copy of your ID with you on the tour to show the tour guide on arrival.

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PLEASE NOTE: Walking tours will go ahead whatever the weather and tickets are non refundable/transferable

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