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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th October 2003 David Blaine walks from his perspex box after 43 days without food.

19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)

19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow

19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)

19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch

19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.

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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