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We will be launching the 2021 programme at 12pm on 11 August 2021

  • Ice House (18th Century), Woodlands Park
  • Beaumaris Tower (20th century)
  • Harlech Tower (1968-71)
  • 19th & 20th century
  • Open House banner at Beaumaris Tower
  • Home of Richard White (1809) - Mill Hill Park Estate
  • Home of William Willett (c 1877) - Mill Hill Park Estate
  • Through South Acton Recreation Ground (1889-90)
  • All Saints Road, 21st Century style
  • Jerome Tower's aerofoil roof (1963) seen from Mill Hill Park Estate (1877 onwards)
  • 'Ealing in Bloom' at Corfe Tower - 20th century
  • Walking Workshop - through Chiswick Business Park
  • SCBC Office - William Morris House (2016)
  • South Acton Estate's Green Lung
  • William Willett's wall peeps through lush foliage
  • Footpath at Gunnersbury Triangle
  • Rufford Tower in background (built on former Co-op jam factory site) seen from Woodlands Park entrance
  • Acton Hill Church seen from Woodlands Park: the adjoining site has been a centre of education since 1903 and was the first campus of Brunel University
  • South Acton Nursery School & Children's Centre (Llowarch Llowarch 2005) - South Acton Estate
  • Berrymede Infant School - South Acton Estate (21st century rebuild)
  • Berrymede Junior School - South Acton Estate
  • Memorial Plaque South Acton Early Childhood Education (1897)
  • Memorial Stone South Acton Early Childhood Education (1880)
  • 20th & 21st century perspective
  • Rosenburg Road - 21st century view to Jerome Tower (1962-3)
  • 'The Castles': L to R - Beaumaris, Glamis, Harlech & Corfe Towers
  • Woodlands Park - rear of small shopping parade, Acton High St. Birthplace of Waitrose (1904)
  • Oak Tree at Nursery 1 Avenue Crescent (Mill Hill Park Estate) - seen from Avenue Road
  • South Acton Working Mens Club - adjacent to South Acton Recreation Ground
  • Caulfield Road by South Acton Recreation Ground
  • Acton’s heraldry – young Oak Tree in South Acton Recreation Ground
  • ‘Floreat Actona’: coat of arms for Acton (Oak Town) municipal borough 1921 – 1965

A Ruskinian Walk Through Shared Heritage

Acton Borough Engineer

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Meet at: Building 3
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Chiswick Business Park, 566, Chiswick High Road , W4 5YA
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Travel Information

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Nearest tube: Gunnersbury, Acton Town, Chiswick Park
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Nearest train: South Acton, Gunnersbury
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Bus routes: 440, 70, 237, 267, 391, 27
Ruskinian walk from RIBA award-winning Chiswick Business Park, Gunnersbury Triangle Nature Reserve through South Acton Estate, birthplace of artist Patrick Caulfield; Woodlands Park Ice House; to home of Wm Willett, of Daylight Saving Time

Events

Saturday 4th September
A Ruskinian Walk Through Shared Heritage
schedule Time: 12pm to 2pm
group Capacity: 10
Sunday 5th September
A Ruskinian Walk Through Shared Heritage
schedule Time: 2pm to 4pm
group Capacity: 10
Saturday 11th September
A Ruskinian Walk Through Shared Heritage
schedule Time: 12pm to 2pm
group Capacity: 10
Sunday 12th September
A Ruskinian Walk Through Shared Heritage
schedule Time: 2pm to 4pm
group Capacity: 10

Design

Original design
Acton Borough Engineer , Stanley Slight, 1951
Original design
Ealing's first Borough Architect , Thomas Norman l'Anson, 1965
Landscape design
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, 2000
Refurbishment
Llowarch Llowarch Architects, 2006
Type
Walk/tour
Period
Historical/contemporary, Victorian, Inter-war, Post-war