Segal and Span – Architecture Ride 20th October

Date: Sat 20th October 2018*Meet: 10.30am outside the cafe (north side) in the middle of Brockwell Park.Contact: Philip LoyMobile: 07577 293885 This ride will look at two 'pioneering' approaches to house building and design. Our first visit will be to Walter's Way near Honor Oak, a reprise of our visit last year. The houses here … Continue reading Segal and Span – Architecture Ride 20th October

Lambeth’s Circus and Music Halls – Architecture Ride 29 September

In the 250th year of Lambeth circus and the bicentenary of the Old Vic, discover the locations and hear tales of Astley’s Amphitheatre, the Canterbury Hall of Varieties and other local South London venues. More details here.Led by Charlie Holland for Lambeth Cyclists, the borough group of the London Cycling Campaign. The ride is free, but … Continue reading Lambeth’s Circus and Music Halls – Architecture Ride 29 September

Theatrical architecture – come for a ride on Saturday 30 June

Join us as we explore the theatre capital of the world.London boasts a total of 241 professional theatres with more than 110,000 seats. Theatres form a key part of London’s international cultural prominence, together with making a huge economic impact on the capital.The buildings that house London’s theatres are architectural wonders, often taken for granted … Continue reading Theatrical architecture – come for a ride on Saturday 30 June

Building great plans for our Architecture Rides

We have arranged a first set of Architecture Rides for this year. The dates are still provisional and further details, including meeting point and time, will be published nearer the time, so keep an eye on our website for updates and details.The rides generally start around 11am and finish around 4pm, and the pace is … Continue reading Building great plans for our Architecture Rides

Architecture themed ride – concrete two

Our next Architecture Ride will be on Saturday 30 September and will be the second episode of our exploration of the many and dazzling things that can done with an often maligned building material - Concrete! Following last year's Concrete One ride in West and North London, we are now running Concrete Two, visiting some … Continue reading Architecture themed ride – concrete two

Architecture ride: Walter Segal and Self-Build

Walter Segal self build in London. Picture by London Permaculture on Flickr.Meet in Brockwell Park on Saturday 22 July for our next architecture themed ride.With the housing shortage being much in discussion these days, especially in London, it is interesting to learn of an approach to housing that offers one solution - that of 'self-build'.This … Continue reading Architecture ride: Walter Segal and Self-Build

Architecture ride – medieval and Tudor south-west London

Our next architecture themed ride, an exploration of medieval and Tudor south-west London, will take place on Saturday 27 May.Join us for a leisurely ride looking at the surprisingly numerous, but often overlooked, Medieval and Tudor buildings in south-west London.This train assisted ride will start at Vauxhall station where we will catch the train to … Continue reading Architecture ride – medieval and Tudor south-west London

Architecture ride: London’s hotels

Join us on Saturday 29 April for our next architecture themed ride.Explore the history and development of London's amazing hotel scene from Victorian and Edwardian exuberance through classic 1930s to imaginative and ingenious 21st century hotel conversions. 30 million tourists a year need somewhere to sleep!Meet in the courtyard of the last surviving galleried coaching … Continue reading Architecture ride: London’s hotels

Architecture ride: Croydon, south London’s Alphaville

Join us on Sunday 26 March for our next architecture themed ride. The "Alphaville" of South London, Croydon is an ambitious, confident and sometimes gritty Edge City to its big sister just 10 miles away.With more than its fair share of negative press since it was reborn in the 1960s and designed unashamedly for the … Continue reading Architecture ride: Croydon, south London’s Alphaville