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Holborn Viaduct at 150 :: Lester Hillman

  • Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre, Holborn Library 32-38 Theobalds Road London, WC1X 8PA UK (map)

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 will explore 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.

Our speaker, Lester Hillman has been involved in major infrastructure planning since the 1970s.

Price: Free to members. Non-members welcome (£2 at the door)