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This insightful walking tour from Soho to Clerkenwell — led by writer and architectural designer Eleanor Marshall — chronicles the many public health crises throughout London’s history and reveals how bold reformers, architects and public bodies radically changed our urban environment in response.

The walk will explain how urban qualities we take for granted today — such as clean water, sanitation, fresh air and natural light — came to be recognised as crucial to good living and working conditions and radically influenced the architecture of the city. The tour will also consider how the recent pandemic could reshape our city once again.

The London Public Health Architecture Walking Tour

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Event Type(s) Walks and Tours
Tickets / Admission £ 14.50
Tickets/Booking/RSVP: open-city.org.uk/...


Open City

About Open City is a charity dedicated to making London and its architecture more open, accessible and equitable. Open City engages all citizens, particularly from under-represented backgrounds, in architecture and city-making. Our programmes – from the Open House Festival and its international network, to our pioneering education projects – open up buildings, conversations and careers to those normally locked out of them.
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