Beyond the Great Stink: Victoria Embankment then and now
Fri, 15 September 2017 - 14:00

Guide: Jen Pedler

Venue: Westminster tube station, outside exit 1 (map)

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Explore the way in which Victoria Embankment transformed London’s riverside and uncover evidence of what was there before it was built. Learn about how the Thames had degenerated into a cess-pit by the mid-nineteenth century and how Joseph Bazalgette saved London from the Great Stink. More details