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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th August 1966 Born today: Rosey Edeh, London England, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96)

16th August 1944 Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London

16th August 1939 Born today: Carol Shelley, London, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple)

16th August 1934 Born today: John Standing, London England, actor (Edward-Lime Street)

16th August 1924 Conference about German recovery payments opens in London

16th August 1885 Born today: Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)

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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