Old Kent Road guided walks

Join us for free guided walks around one of South London's oldest thoroughfares, the Old Kent Road. Discover neglected landmarks, hidden histories, a wealth of industry, and a multitude of multicultural communities. See a different side to a place many people only know as 'the cheapest square on the Monopoly board'.

The Old Kent Road is has a rich history of pilgrimage and trade; today it’s home to a population of 35,000, as well as microbreweries, multicultural cafes, artists, manufacturers, evangelical churches, independent shops, and more. On our walks you'll get a sense of how this busy road, instead of being something that divides the area, could be something that unites it within Southwark's large-scale regeneration plans. How can proposed new developments occupy a boundary space between the past and future of the Old Kent Road?

The walks will run alongside the OKR Design Challenge, fostering a greater understanding of the area’s needs and identity, and helping shape plans for its future.

Walks last approximately two hours and are free to attend. Children welcome.


09 June 2019

14:00 -16:00

Admission: FREE

More Info: peckhamweeklies.org.uk


Organiser Info

Image: Alexander Christie

Location


231 Old Kent Road

231 Old Kent Road SE1 5LU

Shop space on corner of Old Kent Road and Penry Street