Architecture on your Bike - Concrete Jungles of the East

In the 50 years or so that have passed since they first made their mark on the townscape, London’s Brutalist architecture has gone from being hated to very highly rated. Some great examples however, remain less well known especially in the eastern boroughs. This tour looks at some of the best Brutalist architecture in the capital, taking in buildings in City, Hackney and Tower Hamlets.

Led by expert architectural guide David Garrard, this tour takes in important works by mid century architects including Ernő Goldfinger, Alison & Peter Smithson and Denys Lasdun.

Meet: Charterhouse Square EC1M

Sunday 8 October 12noon Book here

Duration: 2.5 hours approx. Tour ends in Poplar E14
You MUST bring your own bike. For competent cyclists
Cost: £25.50

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Feedback from Architecture on your bike attendees

'It was a great opportunity to see quite a lot of buildings in swift succession using the speed of two wheels"

"The tour was a perfect combination of two things I love - architecture and cycling!"

"I was attracted to the tour by the prospect of expert commentary, allowing me to come away with a greater understanding of Baroque architecture after one enjoyable morning."


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