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Take me to the River: a journey from Rainham to the Thames


Tuesday 21 July 2015
6.30 — 8pm

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Part of our

Shared Cities

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Opening up Rainham Marshes, Peter Beard_LANDROOM

Courtesy of the Architecture Foundation.

Peter Beard_LANDROOM’s project for opening Rainham Marsh to public access received a special mention in the 2014 European Prize for Urban Public Space awards.

To mark the opening of a new exhibition about the prize, this evening event offers an opportunity to hear from Beard and other architects who have been working in Rainham within the context of a strategy to improve the town’s public infrastructure.

Delivered by the Greater London Authority and the London Borough of Havering over the past decade, the new work ranges in scale from landscape proposals by architects including East and What if: projects, to the remodeling of existing buildings by Civic Architects and Alison Brooks, and a new library, nursery and housing project designed by Maccreanor Lavington which formalizes a square outside Rainham station.

This evening event will feature the screening of a film about Rainham produced by the Architecture Foundation.


Peter Beard – Peter Beard_LANDROOM

Dan Jones – Civic Architects

Levent Kerimol – Greater London Authority

Prisca Thielmann – Maccreanor Lavington Architects

Ellis Woodman – Director of The Architecture Foundation (chair)

Presented as part of the Shared Cities exhibition in association with the Architecture Foundation

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● Cancelled

Tuesday 21 July 2015

6.30 — 8pm

Burlington Gardens

£6. Reductions £3. A limited number of tickets will be available on the door of the event.