New London Walking Tour: St Giles, Regent Street and Soho

Saturday 9 May 2015

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

Meeting point: New London Model, NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

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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 eight 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, please arrive for registration at 13:45. 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.

With the Crossrail project tunnelling beneath the West End, major above ground works will deliver new buildings enhanced public spaces. On the way from St Giles in the east with its new Renzo Piano mixed-use development to the public space improvements around Oxford Circus we will look at the way new architectural planning has threaded into the dense social and historic fabric of Soho. We also see how retrofits and new-builds from leading practices such as Eric Parry Architects renew the 350 year-old landscape of the world behind Regent Street in Mayfair.
This walk starts at NLA and finishes near Oxford Circus 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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