Another Tower for the City

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Tuesday 17 January 2006 5.48pm
Another tower was approved subject to a Section 106 Agreement at the City of London planning committee today

106 - 126 Bishopsgate & 35-37 Camomile Street, EC2

"Demolition of existing buildings and redevelopment to provide Class B1 office and Class A retail development with associated parking, servicing and plant with the ability to pedestrianise part of Houndsditch. (68,279sq.m gross floor area) (Height 218.221m A.O.D.)"

We will have a mini Manhattan soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tuesday 17 January 2006 6.34pm
Isn't that just the City agreeing to the additional storeys on the already approved Heron Tower???
Tuesday 17 January 2006 8.05pm
The foot print of the building is different aswel.
Wednesday 18 January 2006 12.23am
Pops wrote:

We will have a mini Manhattan soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Cool!
Thursday 26 January 2006 6.40pm
Pops wrote:

We will have a mini Manhattan soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We already do... it's called Canary Wharf!
Thursday 26 January 2006 7.43pm
The city tower will be taller than Canary Wharf!!
Sunday 29 January 2006 10.14pm
The Heron tower is crap.

Its also not new.



Edited 1 times. Last edit at 29 January 2006 10.21pm by mickysalt.
Friday 10 February 2006 12.38pm
mickysalt wrote:
The Heron tower is crap.

My God, what IS your problem?? According to you, ANYTHING that's tall is automatically crap. Literally everything I've seen you post seems to be anti-highrise. Can you honestly look at these amazing renderings and say this will be a "crap" tower:

http://www.willfox.com/images/skyscrapers/heron/1.jpg
http://www.willfox.com/images/skyscrapers/heron/2.jpg

I suppose you think the Gherkin is crap as well. I bet you'd prefer if the City was completely flat, with no skyline or tall modern buildings whatsoever. You'd prefer London to be a kind of museum city.
Friday 10 February 2006 4.21pm
No need to be rude, is it?

...if you press it, they will come.
Friday 10 February 2006 4.30pm
Sorry if I seem aggressive or rude. But I'm just tired of hearing Micky give a totally negative opinion on just about EVERY single proposed skyscraper in London, when the majority of them are world class designs that are going to radically improve the skyline (in time for the 2012 Olympics, when the world's eyes are going to be focussed on this amazing city).



Edited 1 times. Last edit at 10 February 2006 4.32pm by wjfox2004.
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