The 2019 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2020 programme mid August 2020.

  • High Street North - the Victorian core of the town
  • Herbert George Wells at Morley's Academy aged 11yrs
  • 47 High Street, Bromley.  Birthplace of HG Wells
  • Walk leaders
  • Martin's Hill - Bertie's playground
  • Arts and Crafts architecture - the Star and Garter

HG Wells walk

Ernest Newton

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Meet at: In front of the main entrance to Primark
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Market Square, Bromley, BR1 1HE

Travel Information

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Nearest train: Bromley North, Bromley South
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Bus routes: 208, 358, 227, 320, 354, 269, 162
A walk around the streetscapes that the young Herbert George Wells knew when he was growing up, experiencing the built environment that would later shape his novels.

Design

Original design
Ernest Newton, Berney and Son, 1898
Type
Walk/tour
Period
Historical/contemporary, Victorian