A programme of art, architecture and infrastructure to mark the centenary of the UK’s biggest council housing estate

Becontree Estate Walking Tours with Bill Jennings

Estate-wide

7 & 11 September 2021

Two walking tours will be taking place on the Becontree Estate with Bill Jennings, former Becontree Estate Housing Manager. The tours will highlight the heritage and history of the estate, including Valence House museum and library, Kingsley Hall and the unique architectural features of the estate.

The walking tours will be on a first come first serve basis. 20 people max per tour. Approximately 1.5 hours per tour.

Tuesday 7 September

12 noon Meet outside The Oasis Café, Valence House Museum

Please arrive for 11.45am as the tour will leave at 12 noon.

Tours will end at Alderman Jones House, 322 Parsloes Avenue, Dagenham RM9 5QL.

Saturday 11 September

12 noon Meet outside The Oasis Café, Valence House Museum

Please arrive for 11.45am as the tour will leave at 12 noon.

Tours will end at Alderman Jones House, 322 Parsloes Avenue, Dagenham RM9 5QL.

Valence House Museum
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Archives & Local Studies
Becontree Avenue
Dagenham
RM8 3HT
Phone
020 8227 2034