Top 15 Tallest Building In London
London is already a developed city and this place is known for its beauty as well as constructions as well and there is some construction that took place in London which seems to be world class and also the architects of these buildings deserve the most compliments as they not only made some of the most amazing buildings but also they provided the city with some unique building. There are some buildings in London that are known for the height and if you are wondering about them then here are some of them listed below that you need to check out and also you can consider visiting there as well:
1) The Shard
This amazing building is situated at 32 London Bridge and this is the tallest building of London and this also seems to be one of the most beautiful buildings of the city and the best thing is that you can even visit the place and have a good time there. this building is constructed by Renzo Paino and this building has to be one of the best construction that is done by him and you would be amazed to know that it is a 95 story building which is about 306 meters tall and this building is not only the tallest building in London but also in western Europe.
2) One Canada Square
This is the second tallest building in London and this has to be one of the very unique as well as beautiful constructions of London and this building is located at Canary Wharf which is obviously in London. This huge building is about 770 feet tall and also it has 50 floors in total which are amazing for sure. Getting the view of the city from the top floor of this building is great for sure and you can also try to get that phenomenal view from there.
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3) 110 Bishopsgate
This is the third tallest building of the city London and this is basically a commercial skyscraper which looks amazing for sure. The building is constructed in an area of about 461,478 square feet which huge for sure and there is mainly offices in this building that are set in each floor of the building and also this building has 45 floors which seem to be great and it is 750 feet tall. The building construction started in the year 2007 and it took 4 years to complete the construction and in the year 2011, the building was ready for its purpose.
4) 122 Leadenhall Street
This building is also known as the 122 Leadenhall building and this is also among the tallest buildings of the city London and this building has secured the position with the height of 738 feet which is quite tall and the construction as well as design of the house was done by Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners and the building has got a nickname that is the cheesegrater and the name is given to it due to the shape of the building. The building is open since the year 2014 and since then many events already took place in this building which is amazing and you can also try enjoying any of the events there.
5) Newfoundland Quay
This is the newest building that is included in the city and the building construction basically begun in the year 2015 and in the year 2019 the construction is already done. This building is basically the fifth tallest building of London with the height of 220 meters and also this building has got 58 floors which are great for sure and also the building is one of the unique looking buildings which look beautiful at the same time. This building is also famous by the name of the diamond tower and the reason behind this name is the shape of the building and now that the construction is ready so you can also visit the building.
6) Crystal Palace Transmitter
This is one of the most important buildings of the city for sure as London live service station is in this building and this building seems to secure the sixth position in the list with the height of about 219 meters and this a pity old tower as it was built in the year 1956. The tower is well constructed and many television broadcasting also takes place in this place and while you are in London just make sure that you check this tower out at least once to admire the construction.
7) 20 Fenchurch Street
The name of the building was decided upon the name of the street where the building construction took place. This building has secured the seventh position with the huge height of 160 meters and this building has to be one of the most beautiful as well as stunning buildings of London and building also look luxurious for sure. This building has got a nickname of walkie-talkie because of the unusual shape of this building and also this building was constructed by Rafael Vinoly and there is no doubt that this is the best construction that is done by him.
8) The Scalpel
This building is situated at the lime street of London and this is newly added building of the city as the construction of the building finally completed in the year 2018 though it started long back in the year 2015. This building has got about 40 floors in total if you count the two basement floors as well which seems to be a great thing and this building mostly has got offices in it and while you are there you can definitely check this building out and also it is for sure that this one of the most beautiful tallest buildings of London.
9) Tower 42
This tall building has secure the position ninth among the tallest buildings of the London city and this skyscraper was originally named as National Westminster tower and this building is said to be the ninth tallest building of the city London and the building has secured the position with a height of 183 meters and also this building has got 47 floors which are a great thing for sure. The construction was built by Richard Seifert and it is for sure that this is one of his best constructions.
10) St George Wharf Tower
This is the tenth tallest building of London which looks amazing and the building has secured the position with the tall height of 181 meters and also this building has got 52 floors in total which is great for sure. You would be shocked to know that once a helicopter crashed with this building and due to the incident approximately two people were also dead. Apart from all this building looks amazing and the construction definitely deserves lots of compliments and while you are in London you can check this building out and you would not regret the visit for sure.
11) 30 St Mary Axe
This is building is definitely among the most unique buildings of the London city and this building basically looks like a bullet or you can even say that the building appears like the head of a rocket and because of the unique structure of the building the building has already won many awards and it is also considered as the most admired building of the year 2005. It is a 180-meter tall building and the building is open since the year 2004 through the construction was over at the end of 2003.
12) BT Tower
This building is actually 177 meters tall but there is some additional part of the building which makes the building about 191 meters tall. In the year 1980, this building was considered as the tallest building of London city but later many other taller buildings were included in this list though this building is among the 15 tallest buildings of London. It has a unique shape as well as a structure which is quite different from any other towers and this tower has got about 37 floors and once you are in London then you should definitely check this building out.
13) 100 Bishopsgate
This building also one of the tallest buildings of London and this building has got a height of 172 meters which is huge for sure and also the building has got about 40 floors. Allies and Morrison worked really hard to construct this amazing building and their hard work definitely paid them well and if you ever be in London then you should also check this building out.
14) One Blackfriars
This building famous by the name of Vase and this is because of the unusual shape of this building and it is for sure that this one of the most unique buildings of London city and this also seems to be so beautiful that one cannot simply stop from admiring the building. It is a 163-meter tall building which has got total 52 floors and this is a new building as the construction of this building was over in the year 2018 though, the construction of this building started back in the year 2013.
15) Broadgate Tower
This building was built in the year 2009 and the construction started back in the year 2005 so it took 4 years to build this tall building. This building has got 33 floors and it is said to be the fifteenth tallest building n London and while you are in the city you should definitely check this building out.
These were few of the tallest building in London that you can check out and also you can consider visiting in these buildings and also you can know more at Architectures ideas.