What is the course about?
Explore the history of London through its transport infrastructure. We will be visiting Paddington Sttion, Waterloo and Charing Cross, Marylebone and Baker Street, Kings Cross, Liverpool Street, Victoria, Gloucester Road and Barons Court, Blackfriars and St Pancras.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
1) Explain the role and impact of London's stations
2) Identify key architectural elements and buildings.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Aimed at anyone interested in the history of London, the development of the capital's transport infrastructure and architecture. Walking (at a gentle pace) and standing will be a necessary feature of this course.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Lecture, weekly visits to stations, handouts.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Any of the guided walks or general history courses starting in April. Details of these are on the Build website.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details