The Garden Village of Pimlico Walk

The Garden Village of Pimlico Walk

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Pimlico

Rampayne Street

London

SW1V 2JA

United Kingdom

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Explore how Pimlico has been shaped in the 18th to 21st centuries.

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The garden village of Pimlico has some surprising designs that are worth seeing. Explore how Pimlico has been shaped in the 18th to 21st centuries. Discover peaceful landscapes as well an awesome 20th century architecture design.

The garden village of Pimlico has some surprising designs that are worth seeing. The area features peaceful landscapes with stunning white stucco squares and lush gardens, as well an awesome 20th century architecture design.

This walk explores how Pimlico has been shaped by some important and influential planning, housing and design ideas in the 18th to 21st centuries. All in 90 minutes.

Hear about how master builder Thomas Cubitt created the Pimlico district. Get under the skin of this remarkable neighbourhood; where Londoner’s really live, away from the hustle and bustle, and yet only a stone’s throw from the country’s political centre.

Apart from Cubitt’s squares and terraces you will be introduced to some architecturally iconic schemes of the 20th century together with issues in the public housing movement in the UK over time, right to the present day.

The brilliant and often forgotten post war writer and Observer architecture critic Iain Nairn lived in Pimlico and we will hear how he led a campaign about the importance of buildings in shaping society in positive ways.

Pimlico has stunning stucco houses and garden squares, quaint churches and is an undiscovered part of London to explore in detail with us on this fascinating guided walk.

The walk finishes at Tachbrook Street market, a short walk to Victoria station, the perfect place to get your foodie fix. There are a wide variety of multicultural food stalls to choose from including Japanese, Turkish, Jordanian, South American-style and more besides. You can also get your meat and fish supplies in at the regular butcher and fishmonger. Don’t forget your fruit and veg too.

  • Unique walking tour
  • Discover a serene part of London
  • Qualified City of Westminster guide
  • Start: Pimlico Tube Station
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The walk finishes at Tachbrook Street market, a short walk to Victoria station, the perfect place to get your foodie fix. There are a wide variety of multicultural food stalls to choose from including Japanese, Turkish, Jordanian, South American-style and more besides. You can also get your meat and fish supplies in at the regular butcher and fishmonger. Don't forget your fruit and veg too.

Read more in Barbara's blog post: https://londonguidedwalks.co.uk/tachbrook-street-market/

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