Making a home in Silvertown

Wednesday 3 June - throughout the day
  • Free
  • Adults
Black and white photo of exterior large factory signed Spillers and Millensium Mill 1984
South facade, Spillers Millennium Mills from Mill Road, 1984. Courtesy London Borough of Newham Library and Archive

A virtual guided walk of Silvertown and Royal Docks by poet and  researcher from Birkbeck, University of London, Matt Martin.

Three audio and visual walks in the Silvertown area, exploring the various people and their experiences who have found this area of Newham their home. Topics include; how the Royal Docks came about, the expansion of the docks and industry in the area, the Silvertown Explosion, the tallest bronze sculpture in the UK and how Silvertown came to be called Silvertown!

This digital event is brought to you as part of London Festival of Architecture.

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