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The London Tennis Tour
The London Tennis Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st June 1982 Princess Diana gives birth to her first son, Prince William.

21st June 1978 Andrew Lloyd Webber and Rice's musical Evita, premiers in London

21st June 1944 Born today: Ray Davies, London, singer/guitarist (Kinks-Come Dancing)

21st June 1937 The first TV broadcast of a tennis match from Wimbledon was of a first round match between Bunny Austin and George Rogers.go to related location

21st June 1930 Born today: Peter Marshall, police commissioner (London)

21st June 1921 Born today: Jean Kent, London England, actress (Adv of Sir Francis Drake)

Record Breaking Wooden House



Record Breaking Wooden House

The tallest residential timber structure in the world

Location: Colville Estate, Hackney, N1

Description: Cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels are the magic ingredient for this superb building.

An eight-storey residential project in Hackney is the location - 'Bridport House' is billed as the first time CLT has been used in the UK for the entire structure, including ground floor, of a high-rise building.

Previous CLT high-rise applications like the nine-storey Stadthaus project, also in Hackney, have featured a concrete ground floor.

The 41-apartment building, commissioned by the London Borough of Hackney, is the 'tallest residential timber structure in the world'.


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Record Breaking Wooden House

The tallest residential timber structure in the world


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