London panorama taking in the view across London. Some south London landmarks can be seen including Battersea Power Station, Waterloo Station and the BFI Imax, and the front of the Imperial War Museum between the trees. View at fullscreen and zoom in to see the detail and you will pick out many more London sights […]
BT Tower: here you can read about BT Tower in virtual tours and see examples of BT Tower 360 virtual tours.
BT Tower is another iconic London building that has had numerous name changes during its existence. Previously named the Post Office Tower, London Telecom Tower and the British Telecom Tower before gaining its current title.
Constructed by Peter Lind and Company and completed in 1964 the tower held the title of the tallest building in London and the UK until it was surpassed by the NatWest Tower (Tower 42) in 1980. Londoners of a certain age will remember it being at the centre of the laser shows and publicity in 1990 which marked the old telephone codes changing from 01 to 071 and 081.
Looking beyond the greenery of Hampstead Heath towards London and its iconic Landmarks. The newly completed Shard is a striking addition to the skyline. The panorama stretches from BT Tower in the west to Broadgate Tower in the City of London.
I’m fortunate to live within easy reach of Hampstead Heath – a 790 acre stretch of land where the view over London is protected by law! The height of the Heath makes it a great place to capture London’s landmark buildings from a distance. This view includes the Gherkin (St Mary Axe), Tower 42, The […]