From Wasteland to Playground: Lee Valley Regional Park at 50

Monday 3 July – Thursday 27 July 2017

Free entry

Charting the transformation of a neglected, polluted and abandoned industrial corridor into one of the UK’s premier sport, leisure and nature destinations, attracting 7 million visits a year.

Based on a new book by Professor Tony Travers of the London School of Economics, this exhibition examines how the former industrial landscape changed over five decades into a tapestry of world-class open spaces, wildlife habitats and some of the best sports venues in the world, including three London 2012 legacy venues.

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Location:
NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT

Price:
Free Entry

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NLA and the Building Centre

Monday to Friday: 9.30 am - 6.00 pm
Saturday: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

We are closed on Sundays, Bank Holidays, Easter Saturday and for the Christmas period from 24th December to the first working weekday of January.

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From Wasteland to Playground: Lee Valley Regional Park at 50

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Free lunchtime talk from the curators of ‘From Wasteland to Playground: Lee Valley Regional Park at 50’, a new exhibition charting the transformation of a neglected, polluted and abandoned industrial corridor into one of the UK’s premier sport, leisure and nature destinations, attracting 7 million visits a year.

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