Open House Festival

London Living Streets and Footways London

public realm/landscape, walk/tour

Many, including Scott, Hodgkinson, Soane, Hardwick, Lutyens, Inigo Jones (attributed), Gibbs, Wren and Chambers

Euston Road, NW1 2AR - near junction with Midland Road, NW1 2AR

A walk to highlight public realm improvements in Camden and the new traffic-free piazza in the Strand. The walk follows a https://footways.london/ route along attractive,low pollution streets, and end with a visit to St Mary le Strand

Getting there

Tube

King's Cross St. Pancras

Train

King's Cross, Euston

Bus

205, 30, 73

Additional travel info

There are pleasant walks along quiet backstreets from many neighbouring areas. See https://footways.london/ A cycle route runs along Midland Road and Judd St

Access

Facilities

Accessibility notes

Toilets are available on the walk and we pass shops selling food and drink, as well as bookshops

About

History

The walk will explore the development of the area from the 17th to the 21st century, walking along streets with buildings of all these periods.

Public realm

Huge public realm improvements have been and are being made in Camden and Westminster. The walk takes you along streets free of through motor traffic. At Brunswick Square, a roundabout hss been turned into a pedestrian space. At the Strand, you can see the superb new public space. Visit St Mary s church, now the Jewel in the Strand.

Architecture

The walk takes you past masterpieces by Scott, Hodgkinson, Soane, Lutyens, Inigo Jones (attributed), Gibbs and Chambers. At the end we will visit Gibbs' superb St Mary le Strand,

Online presence

footways.london

twitter.com/FootwaysLondon

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