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
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
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
Last year's Architecture Rides were rounded off in November with an absorbing tour of War Memorials, from the very obscure to the very grand, led by Marion Houghton. Here are the rides we have arranged so far for this year: Saturday 18 March - Croydon, ancient, modern, in between.Saturday 29 April – Hotels, especially those … Continue reading Make plans to join an architecture ride
Last month's architecture ride looked at war memorials.Photo thanks to Angela Salt.Have you got an idea for a ride? Want to get involved in planning and leading our rides?We are always on the lookout for new ideas for rides and would welcome your input – we can help you with routes, planning and leading. We … Continue reading Got an idea for a ride?
Venture in to Southwark with us on Saturday 19 November for our next Architecture Ride, on the subject of War Memorials.There are over 100,000 war memorials in the UK, about 3,500 of these are in London and over 300 are in Southwark alone.In this remembrance month of November we will explore a very small selection … Continue reading Our next Architecture Ride: War Memorials
Our next architecture ride will be on Saturday 29 October. Our next architecture ride - we may see some tall buildings. We will look at British High Tech architecture in Inner London. The style is sometimes called Structural Expressionism and is found in railway stations, commercial buildings, and housing. We will see the Gherkin, the … Continue reading High Tech architecture – join us for a ride