Training the City: Built Heritage Legacy of a Railway Battle

Training the City: Built Heritage Legacy of a Railway Battle

Join us for a lecture on the impact of railways on local heritage.

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Venue: St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church, 13 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PA
Time: 18:30
Cost: £5 (£2.50 students)
Non-members welcome!
Members may attend 6 lectures for £25.

Railways arrived in Edinburgh in the 1830s, but it was the dash for Leith later in the century that had arguably the greatest impact on the city. What might’ve been? What have we lost? What legacy survives?

Tom Parnell is an architectural historian, and is currently a senior casework officer for Historic Environment Scotland. Tom has a personal interest in the built heritage legacy of railway development and de-development.

Download the full talk programme here.

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