Guided Walk with Lester Hillman
This year marks 500 years of the publication of ‘Utopia’. In twelve pages of his book famous Londoner Thomas Moore set out his blueprint for an ideal town plan.
Guided by Lester Hillman a retired member, former Visiting Professor, accredited guide and World Town Planning Day leader the colourful dramas and personalities will be explored in a walk concluding at Guildhall. In the aftermath of the Great Fire 1666 (the theme for walks last year) More’s blueprints were influencing the masterplanning of London exactly 350 years ago. The walk will also celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1947 Act and 50 years of Conservation Areas.
- 10.30 – The David Fryer Room for a short introduction
- 11.00 – Depart from RTPI Botolph Lane
- 13.00 – Tour ends
RTPI London is very grateful for facilities made available by RTPI Botolph Lane.