City of Winchester Trust
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  • westgate
  • guildhall
  • wolsey
  • stcross
  • library

Summer Walks Programme 2015

14th May Thursday 6.00pm From Waterloo to Winchester
Meet under the Westgate, Upper High Street
Geraldine Buchanan
21st May Thursday 6.00pm Improving Urban Chalk Streams for Wildlife
(Habitat improvement for Abbey Gardens and Friarsgate)
Meet at Abbey Gardens
Rachel Remnant
Reserves Officer, Wildlife Trust
28th May Thursday 6.00pm Tour of the University of Wnchester
Meet at the main reception off Sparkford Road
Chris Higgins & John Mann
Retired Directors of Estates at UoW
4th June Thursday 6.00pm Minsters and St Michaels
Meet at West Front, Winchester Cathedral
Colin Crook
Winchester area tourist guide and Trust Member
11th June Thursday 6.00pm Public Art: Celebration and Memory
Meet outside the Tourist Office, Guildhall, The Broadway
Richard Baker
Retired Architect
and Trust Member
18th June Thursday 6.00pm 18th Century Door Surrounds
Meet in the courtyard of Adam Architecture, No. 75 Hyde Street
George Saumarez Smith
Architect and Director Adam Architecture
25th June Thursday 6.00pm Winchester High Street of the 1930s
Meet under the Westgate, Upper High Street
Phil Yates
Local Author, Historian and Trust Member
2nd July Thursday 6.00pm Hyde Abbey
Meet at Hyde Abbey Gateway, King Alfred Terrace
Alys Blakeway
9th July Thursday 6.00pm Details through the centuries
Meet under the Westgate, Upper High Street
Keith Leaman
Architect and Trust Member
16th July Thursday 6.00pm St Cross Hospital
Meet at entrance off St Cross Road
Michael Carden
Former Architect to St Cross and Trust Member
See Note 5 below
23rd July Thursday 6.00pm Contemporary development in historic and sensitive locations
Meet in former West Downs School car park
John Hearn
Retired Urban Design and planning Officer Winchester City Council and Trust Member
30th July Thursday 6.00pm Owen Browne Carter, Winchester architect (1804 - 1859)
Meet in front of the Discovery Centre in Jewry Street
Robin Freeman
Retired Architectural Historian and Trust Member
6th August Thursday 6.00pm The Chesil railway : Opportunity or disaster?
Meet at the Weirs by steps to Scott Garden (River Itchen side of the 'Bishop On The Bridge' PH)
Andrew Rutter
Retired Winchester City Council Conservation Officer

Details and conditions for the summer walks:
1. Timings All walks will start at 6.00pm
2. Donation of 3 to the Trust is requested from each person on each walk.
3. Booking: Strongly advised to secure a place to avoid disappointment. Contact the Heritage Centre no later than midday the day before each walk. Email: or telephone Winchester (01962) 851664.
4. Walk 21st May: Additional payment of 3 for Wildlife Trust requested from each person. Wear suitable footware for a variety of surfaces.
5. Walk 16th July Additional payment of 4 adult and 3.50 senior/student for St Cross Hospital admission fee.

Exclusion of liability of Trust: Neither the guide of each walk nor the Trust and its members shall be liable for any injury, accident or damage to person or property (including theft or other loss) during each walk to any person taking part in a walk whether a member of the Trust or not.