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The Beatles take London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th January 1928 Born today: Vidal Sassoon, London, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson)

17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)

17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)

17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London

17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.go to related location

The Walkie Talkie



The Walkie Talkie

The disctinctive new Fenchurch Street skyscraper.

Location: 20 Fenchurch Street, EC3M

Description: The Walkie Talkie is a 200m+, 160 metre, 36-storey skyscraper currently under construction in the City. It has been designed by the Uruguayan born architect Rafael Violy and will feature a highly distinctive, top-heavy form which appears to burst upward and outward.

The top floor will be open to the public and feature a large viewing deck and sky gardens.

It replaces a previous Land Securities 25 storey tower which was 91m (299 ft) tall.


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The Walkie Talkie

The disctinctive new Fenchurch Street skyscraper.


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