Clapham Talk – Transport History in London


Transport History in London Edmund BirdTalk by Edmund Bird – How London’s transport shaped our capital.

Edmund will talk about the history of the city’s transport development from the Romans to the present day.
The growth and development of London was influenced by modes of transport from the first river crossings and various vehicles used through the years to travel in the motor car. His presentation will include a feature about the evolution of Clapham’s transport networks and how they were the catalyst for its expansion.

About the Speaker

Edmund Bird is Transport for London’s Heritage Manager.

When and Where

Monday 20 November. Our meetings are held at Omnibus.

Omnibus, 1 Clapham Common North Side, SW4 0QW
The bar at Omnibus is open from 7 pm, and meetings will commence at 8 pm.
Our guest will normally speak for about 45 minutes, followed by around 15 minutes for questions and discussion, and the bar will remain open after meetings.

Meetings are free, so please come along and introduce a friend! Open to non-members.

The Clapham Society hosts many Free talks and events. Please click here for the programme of the year.