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Walking Tour: People and Places of Grahame Park

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START DATE 24 June 2023
START TIME 02:00pm

This walk starts at Colindale tube station and ends at The Old Library, Grahame Park estate.

END DATE 24 June 2023
END TIME 03:30pm

CofE MosaicThis walking tour will explore the built heritage of Grahame Park estate in Colindale, including include local residents' stories and responses. This animated walking tour will explore the Grahame Park estate in Colindale, located on the site of the Hendon Aerodrome and named after pioneering aviator, Claude Grahame-White.

Grahame Park was built in the early 1970s in the “Brick Brutalist” style, featuring brick terraced houses and low-rise flats. The estate has been through various phases of regeneration over the years.

This guided walk will feature local residents' memories of the area. It will highlight the artwork of sculptor Brian Yale which are a feature of the estate. It will also explore the legacy of Hendon aerodrome on the built heritage of Grahame Park.

This tour is organised by Colindale Communities Trust in partnership with the Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture, the Past, Present and Future project with NHG and Dr Magali Peyrefitte, as part of the London Festival of Architecture.

This is an urban walk on mainly level ground. Sensible footwear is advisable.

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