Hovels to High-Rise – Bankside Southwark

This walk, takes you through the back streets and lanes of Bankside (Southwark) to look at how homes for the poor and rich have changed through the centuries. In the 18th Century Bankside was an unruly, badly run, poor, industrial, polluted and unhealthy part of London. Today it is one of the cultural centres of London. Walk starts at Southwark Tube and finishes at London Bridge.

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