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Crossness presents The Great Stink of London - with Stephen Halliday

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Crossness Pumping Station

Bazalgette Way

London

SE2 9AQ

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Hear celebrated author Stephen Halliday, visit the Crossness Engines exhibitions and tour the Victorian Engine House.

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Stephen Halliday, author of The Great Stink of London: Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the Cleansing of the Victorian Metropolis, will be talking about his new book, An Underground Guide to Sewers. Tracing the evolution of waste management from the ingenious infra-structures of the ancient world to the work of the civil engineers whose pioneering integrated sewer systems brought to a close the devastating cholera epidemics of the mid-19th century and continue to serve a vastly increased population today. Explore these subterranean labyrinths under the world's great cities through archival plans, maps and photographs .

Included in this event is a visit to the Crossness exhibitions and a tour of the Engine House.

Doors open at 1.30pm. Light refreshments available.

Off-site parking available with a 700m walk to the venue.

Parking available at the venue for Blue Badge holders by prior arrangement, please contact Petra.cox@crossness.org.uk

A shuttle bus will be operating from/to Abbey Wood Station. First bus 1.30pm. Second bus 2pm.

Tickets £5 and must be booked in advance.

Books available for sale and signing.

Photographs will be taken at this event and may be used on social media. Please alert staff if you do not wish to be photographed.

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Crossness Pumping Station

Bazalgette Way

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SE2 9AQ

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