One of the City of London’s most iconic buildings is 11 this year. The building commonly known as ‘the Gherkin’ is the 4th tallest in the City of London, behind Tower 42, the Heron Tower and the Leadenhall Building (‘the Cheesegrater’), but still stands out as instantly recognisable on the City’s skyline. It counts as […]
20 Fenchurch Street: here you can read about 20 Fenchurch Street in virtual tours and see examples of 20 Fenchurch Street 360 virtual tours.
20 Fenchurch Street is a new addition to the City of London skyline in 2014. Its distinctive shape has lead to it being nicknamed The Walkie-Talkie. The upper floors of the 160 metre skyscraper bulge out, the top-heavy nature of the building allows higher rental yields as floor space towards the top of a building generally costs more.
The top three floors are dedicated to a viewing gallery and sky garden, an area open to the public, which will offer fantastic views of London and beyond. Designed by Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly it is certain to become another iconic London building.
View over some of London’s most iconic buildings. After St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower 42 is the grand old lady of tall buildings here, having been first occupied in 1980, with the Lloyds building following in ’86. It seems impossible to think of the City of London now without the Gherkin (30 St Mary Axe) which […]
When setting up a shoot from a tall building, it’s easy to become absorbed in the technicalities. The kit, the back-up in case of equipment failure, the technical process, waiting for the right weather, there’s much to plan for. And then, there are moments of pure magic for me when the light is briefly quite […]
The scale of London can only be truly appreciated from a height. There is no better place in London to do this than from the Shard. This image was shot from the very top of the Shard, 310 metres above London, which is more than 60 metres above the public viewing platform on the 72nd […]
London’s skyline is constantly changing and this high resolution panorama features two striking new buildings, both close to completion. In the foreground is 20 Fenchurch Street. Its nickname the ‘Walkie Talkie’ can be attributed to its bulging, concave form. Just behind is The Leadenhall Building, rising to 225m, designed by Richard Rogers, architect of the […]