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Events: Don’t miss Open House London 2014

The Open House London weekend, now in its 22nd year, is again coming to the capital on 20-21 September, offering the opportunity to see inside over 800 outstanding examples of contemporary and historic buildings across 30 London boroughs.

ICE London is partnering with Open House London for the fourth year running to showcase the capital’s civil engineering and infrastructure.

It is running two 90-minute engineering heritage boat tours on 20 September at 11am and 1pm. The tours will showcase the capital’s civil engineering feats with live commentary from leading civil engineers Roland Grzybek of CH2M Hill and Phil Stride from Thames Tideway Tunnel. RES Offshore development engineer David Woodhead will also provide commentary on Bazalgette’s legacy, flood risk management, current and future engineering landmarks and London’s historical engineering greats and structures.

Other civil engineering highlights on this year’s programme include opportunities to tour Victoria station roof, the Closed Loop Recycling’s plant in Dagenham, Crossrail’s Farringdon ­construction site, and the Lee Tunnel and Beckton sludge power generator.

  • For full details of all ICE London Open House Weekend activities go to www.ice.org.uk/nearyou/UK-Regions/London/Open-House-London

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