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Walks

Below is a selection of industrial archaeology walks in Greater London. These are presented as they were published at the time, so they may not reflect what can be seen or accessed today. We cannot take responsibility for errors or inaccuracies. Links to GLIAS Database records have been added where appropriate.

GLIAS produced these walks leaflets, reproduced here for historical interest

  • ① Southwark: Waterloo to London Bridge
  • ② Southwark: Blackfriars to Tower Bridge
  • ③ The City: Tower Hill to Blackfriars
  • ④ Embankment: Blackfriars to Waterloo
  • ⑤ Southwark: Tower Hill to Rotherhithe
  • ⑥ Regent's Canal: Little Venice to Camden
  • ⑦ Regent's Canal: Camden to King's Cross
  • ⑧ Battlebridge Basin: King's Cross
  • ⑨ Brentford: Old Brentford and the River Thames
  • ⑩ Brentford: New Brentford and the Grand Union Canal
  • ⑪ Victoria: Trains and boats and planes
  • ⑫ Smithfield: Markets and medicine
  • ⑬ King's Cross: Railwaylands
  • ⑭ Whitechapel: Along Rosemary Lane

  • London & Greenwich train trail

    Some of our previous summer walks:

  • The Devil's Acre: Victoria to Westminster south of Victoria Street
  • Croydon
  • St Katharine Dock — Shadwell
  • Westbourne Park
  • Willesden

    David Thomas's self-guided walks, featured in the newsletter:

  • A stroll for 45 minutes or so ... from Pimlico over Chelsea Bridge
  • A 45-minute stroll from Vauxhall to the Oval gas holders and beyond
  • A 45-minute stroll to Kirkaldy's (or to the Tate Modern)
  • A 30-minute stroll from St James's Park Station
  • A stroll from Waterloo Station to the Imperial War Museum and back
  • A stroll from Wood Green to Alexandra Palace
  • Walk: indirectly to Lots Road and Chelsea Harbour
  • A stroll from West Ham to Langdon Park via Three Mills Lane
  • A walk that included Angerstein's Wharf and Charlton Lane Crossing
  • Hampton Waterworks
  • Kilburn — the High Road with bits on the side
  • A walk from Purfleet to Rainham

  • Victoria Underground to Westminster Underground (gas lamps)
  • Green Park Underground to The Strand (gas lamps)

    Other walks:

  • West Bermondsey: The leather area
  • Surrey Docks
  • Parkland Walk: Alexandra Palace to Finsbury Park

  • Lea Valley 1: Waltham Abbey to Ponders End
  • Lea Valley 2: Ponders End to Tottenham Hale
  • Lea Valley 3: Tottenham Hale to Lea Bridge
  • Lea Valley 4: Lea Bridge to Three Mills
  • Lea Valley 5: Three Mills to Limehouse Basin
  • Lea Valley 6: Three Mills to East India Dock


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