The 2020 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2021 programme mid August 2021

  • The Cock Tavern
  • Shop on the Chamberlain House estate
  • View South along Chalton Street
  • View South along Chalton Street
  • 42 Phoenix, just before demolition
  • Oakshott Court
  • Documenting 42 Phoenix before demolition
  • Cranleigh Street, one of 3 plaques
  • Storm clouds from Granary Square
  • Levita House, detail
  • Chalton Street market
  • The Anchor, now private flats
  • Brewer's Company Estate
  • Charrington Street, former squats
  • memorabilia from the Somers Town pop up museum
  • The clock in the Sidney Estate
  • Sidney Estate
  • What remains of the Bayes' finials
  • Leather works/RMT/Hotdesking
  • Detail of Bayes' balcony, St Mary's Flats

Somers Town: Disappearances and Emergencies

Peter Tabori, Ian Hamilton, G. Topham Forest, DRMM

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Meet right by the Cock Tavern pub, just outside
place
Cock Tavern, 23 Phoenix Rd, NW1 1HB

Travel Information

subway
Nearest tube: Mornington Crescent, King's Cross St. Pancras, Euston Square, Euston
train
Nearest train: st.pancras, Euston, King's Cross
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Bus routes: 168, 253, 46, 214
The promise of this walk is exposure to the stains of dense historical layering – traces of speculators, Romantics, Anarchists, reformers – amid scandalous changes, happening before your eyes, in a place long overlooked and now obliterable.

Design

Original design
Peter Tabori, Ian Hamilton, G. Topham Forest, DRMM, 1784
Type
Walk/tour
Period
Victorian, Post-war, Inter-war, Historical/contemporary, Edwardian, Contemporary