No.1 London Bridge (the building with the cut-out section right by the bridge) forms the foreground to the dramatic cluster at London Bridge Quarter, home to the Shard. It has become a more exciting section of the Thames to shoot, and the river moorings have a pleasing echo of the Shard’s shape. Many people’s experience […]
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Close to the Shard in London Bridge is Guy’s Tower (now known as the Tower Wing), part of Guy’s Hospital. In stark contrast to that of its modern neighbour, it’s an example of British Brutalist architecture, along with other landmark London buildings the National Theatre, Centre Point and the Barbican. Opened in 1974 and standing at 142 metres it was the tallest hospital building in the world. The external structure is currently undergoing a complete refurbishment.
Panorama looking from Holborn over London at sundown. This London cityscape includes the following landmarks: Shard London Bridge; Strata Tower; Guy’s Hospital Tower; 33 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin); Tower 42; the Heron Tower; King’s Reach Tower; the Barbican; Canary Wharf; the Tate Modern; the London Eye; the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.