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ANOTHER 70-storey skyscraper planned for the South Bank (!)

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Friday 5 August 2005 12.57pm
According to this morning's South London Press, the Tabard Square Tower was "topped out" this week, so it has now reached it's final 22 storey height (give or take whatever plant rooms are going on the roof)

I had to chortle at this quote from the architect:

"Tabard Square was designed to make its own distinct statement and complement the architecture of the historic buildings nearby"

Friday 5 August 2005 4.28pm
Here's a rendering of the proposed Beetham Tower I did today: http://www.willfox.com/images/skyscrapers/beetham/5.jpg

A larger version can be viewed here: http://www.willfox.com/images/skyscrapers/beetham/6.jpg

London Bridge Tower is also shown here, as is the Bishopsgate Tower (1016ft) and the other planned/approved skyscrapers for the City of London and Canary Wharf.

In total, London will have 35 buildings over 500ft tall by 2012. Prior to 1999, it had just 2 (the NatWest Tower, and 1 Canada Square). That's quite a transformation I think you'll agree :-)
Saturday 6 August 2005 7.11am
Cant open either of your links, willfox...
Saturday 6 August 2005 4.37pm
This should work now:





Click here for a larger version:
http://tinypic.com/a2qhc6.jpg

Sunday 7 August 2005 7.33am
F**k*n *ell, I just cant BELIEVE it! What if the lift breaks down?
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