At the heart of Anderlecht

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The collegiate church of St Peter and St Guidon, together with the Erasmus house and its magnificent garden, plus the smallest béguinage in Belgium plunge us into the heart of a thousand years of history.

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The collegiate church of St Peter and St Guidon, together with the Erasmus house and its magnificent garden, plus the smallest béguinage in Belgium plunge us into the heart of a thousand years of history. The nearby Meir district offers a beautiful catalogue of inter-war architecture with every imaginable type of Art Deco house. In the middle of all this are the Saint-Guidon metro station and Place de la Vaillance, iconic places that are soon to undergo a comprehensive restoration. This guided walking tour is an opportunity to explore the riches of a less-well-known district and to gain a better understanding of the challenges presented by the future restoration work. The tour ends with a discussion along the canal, near the Biestebroeck basin, about the current “Key West” development. ARAU has joined forces with other associations to argue for a fundamental re-think of this project to reduce the density of the buildings and re-balance it to include buildings for productive activities and more affordable housing.