East End Transformation (Open City Tour)

East End TransformationJust east of London’s financial district marks the start of the East End, once a scruffy hinterland. The urban character of Whitechapel and beyond has in recent years been undergoing a transformation. Canary Wharf with its large US-style office buildings and Trinity Buoy Wharf, the artist community made of recycled shipping containers. Mile End’s ‘High Street 2012’ will see further improvements in the run up to the London 2012 Olympics. The construction of the games venues and infrastructure in Stratford is well underway, whilst over the river Greenwich Peninsula is rapidly becoming a destination in its own right.Coach and walking tour, departing from City of London Information Centre, St Paul’s Churchyard EC4M 8BX at 10am. £18.50/£13 concessions.Next dates: 9 April This is an Open House / Open City Tour a booking is required on their website here…https://www.open-city.org.uk/catalog/index.php?cPath=5