Shot at the very top of The Shard, at over 300 metres above the River Thames, this extremely high-resolution interactive gigapixel 360 degree panoramic photograph allows you to explore London’s skyline in exquisite detail. Many of London’s most famous and iconic buildings are visible in this 360 panorama. From the latest additions to the City […]
The Cheesegrater: here you can read about The Cheesegrater in virtual tours and see examples of The Cheesegrater 360 virtual tours.
Nicknamed the Cheesegrater due to its unusual wedge shape, the Leadenhall Building is a further addition to the continually changing skyline of the City of London. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, he also designed another landmark building of the City, the Lloyd’s Building. A distinctive feature of both buildings is the exterior glass lifts, allowing occupants fantastic views of the cityscape.
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 […]
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 […]
London is so vast, and such a city of architectural extremes that each new vantage point on high gives a new perspective on the familiar. Even within the square mile, the skyline shifts and provides something new to fascinate. When I first lived in London, Tower 42 was known as the Natwest Tower (the shapes […]
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 […]