The Twentieth Century Society

Campaigning for outstanding buildings

Poundbury Tour - organised by the C20 Southern Group

 

Poundbury Tour - organised by the C20 Southern Group

Saturday 25 September 2021 9.45am to 1pm

Jason Bowerman, Estate Development Manager of the Duchy of Cornwall at Poundbury, will lead a socially distanced walking tour of a much-discussed experimental town, 28 years after work started on the 400-acre site on the edge of Dorchester. The town nears completion in 2025 when it will become home to more than 6,000 residents.

The Prince of Wales commissioned a masterplan for Poundbury from Léon Krier in 1988. Work started in 1993 and various architects have designed buildings for the town including John Simpson - the market hall (2000), Quinlan and Francis Terry - office buildings (2018), and an Arts & Crafts nursing home by James Gorst.

Participants are requested to socially distance and wear a face covering during the walk and inside buildings.

Organised by Caroline Martin of the C20 Southern Group

Programme

 9.45 to 10 am – Arrival, welcome and refreshments at Duchy of Cornwall Poundbury Farm House, Poundbury Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 3RT.

10 -11 am - Presentation by Jason Bowerman and Q and A in Boardroom.

11.30 am –1 pm – Walking tour

Members and Non-Members: £16.22 Book here on Eventbrite Last 9 places available

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The Twentieth Century Society is a registered charity, no 1110244

 

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