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Image title: City of London CityPoint tower

City of London CityPoint tower

CityPoint tower is an office building on the northern edge of the City of London near the Barbican Centre. Up till the construction of the Swiss Re, 30 St Mary's Axe, it was the second tallest building in the City of London.

CityPoint tower is the result of the refurbishment of the earlier Brittanic House, built in 1967. The refurbishment was carried out by Sheppard Robson. The address is 1 Ropemaker Street.


It may not be the tallest building in London but it's certainly one of the most impressive, making a massive, solid impression. Its wide podium tapers to a rectangular glass tower with curved edges. London Swiss Re Building London Hammersmith The Ark building London Empress State Tower

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City of London CityPoint tower

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Filename:
LonCityPointTwr6514.jpg

ID number:
8730

Technical details:
Fuji Finepix S3

London modern architecture, modern architecture London, CityPoint Tower London, London office space, commercial office space London, City of London

Date created:
2006-05-14

Aidan O'RourkeAidan O’Rourke has built up a wide range of experience in both film and digital photography. He first became interested in photography in 1981. Since 1996 he has documented Manchester and Liverpool in photos and words. Aidan O’Rourke is a multimedia journalist and tutor in photography and languages. He is based in Stockport and covers Manchester, Liverpool and northern England.

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