Event

  • Event: New Battersea Heritage Walk

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    Start Date: 12.06.2021. Start Time: 14:00

    Location: Battersea Arts Centre

    Join Blue Badge Tour Guide Chris Van Hayden for this immersive tour of the New Battersea and discover how it developed in the Victorian period to present.

    The walk covers Clapham Junction Station, radical politics in a working class borough, the railways & how they changed the district, the Grand & leisure, Battersea Arts Centre - town hall & entertainment, Emanuel School, St Mary’s Cemetery & notable burials, churches, schools, Arding & Hobbs & Victorian shopping, Wandsworth Common which celebrates its 150th year as a protected public space, & more...

    Meeting at the Battersea Arts Centre, 5-10 minutes before tour starts. Walk ends at Oddono's for some ice cream for those who want to join us!