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Holborn Viaduct at 150
November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm£2
An illustrated talk by Lester Hillman at the Camden History Society
The City of London’s gateway to Camden had its royal opening on 6th November 1869.
To mark the Holborn Viaduct’s 150th birthday, Lester Hillman explores the political, engineering, transport, commercial, literary and human dramas of this infrastructure masterpiece. This presentation comes as Crossrail and the proposed new home for the Museum of London on Camden’s doorstep bring wholly new dimensions to the locality.
Lester Hillman has been involved in major infrastructure planning since the 1970s.
At the Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre, Second Floor, Holborn Library, 32-38 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8PA
Admission free for members. Non-members welcome (£2.00 at the door)
Doors open at 7.00pm
Further information at the Camden History Society