The Architecture Centre
Fri 13 Sep 2019
08:00 - 17:00
Book on Bristol Open Doors webpage
£5 / £2Book now
BUS TOUR: FROM THE UPPER DECK
ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE BUS TOUR
What is the best way to see a city? To learn about a city? Bristol, by all accounts, is a beautiful place to take a walk. However, there are some things we miss if we forget to look up.
Bristol has a long industrial history that has led to the development of some magnificent architecture and a rich history in science, technology and engineering infrastructure.
THE TOUR: All aboard this Bristol Insight bus to discover Bristol’s hidden architectural and engineering gems! View the city with new eyes on this unique engineer-led tour.
Starting point: Bus layby in Explore Lane- best postcode BS1 5TY Learn about the history of engineering in the centre of Bristol. Travel down Anchor Road for views of the harbour, the SS Great Britain and Clifton Suspension Bridge, and more!
Starting point: Bottom of Stokes Croft, Bus layby outside Mickleburgh Musical Instruments, BS1 3PL Learn about the modern engineering of Bristol, from Filton Airfield, Aerospace and Rolls Royce, to the significance of Duchess Lake and the BT tower.
To book, visit the Bristol Open Doors webpage: www.bristolopendoors.org.uk/events/from-the-upper-deck/
*Weather* This is an open top bus, so please do dress appropriately for the weather. Come rain, come shine!