The developers behind eight of the tower blocks are in private “pre-application” discussions with the city, and two others have recently submitted formal applications. evening standard Said.
One of the applications to be unveiled involves a 63-story development at 55 Bishopsgate. Its design is “inspired by nature” and includes a sky garden that rivals the Walkie-Talkie Building.
The plan, which includes an adjacent 22-storey tower, has already been opposed by Historic England and Westminster Council amid concerns it could block protected views of St Paul’s Cathedral and the wider city skyline. is receiving
55 Bishopsgate is a 63-story skyscraper whose design is ‘inspired by nature’
Developing 55 Bishopsgate – a ‘nature-inspired’ design that includes a sky garden to rival the Walkie Talkie building.
The other is a 32-story tower at 85 Gracechurch Street, and the developer says the office tower will take you to the historic Leadenhall Market in its shadow.
Most of the new towers are in the city’s “Eastern Cluster,” already littered with iconic buildings such as the Gherkin, Walkie-Talkie Building, Cheesegrater, and Scalpel.
All of the proposed new developments are over 75 meters high, making them ‘skyscrapers’ according to the city’s definition.
Another proposed mixed-use office tower is a 32-story development at 85 Gracechurch Street.
The other is the 32-story tower at 85 Gracechurch Street. The developer says the office tower will visit historic Leadenhall his marketplace in its shadow.
Shravan Joshi, chairman of the city’s Planning and Transformation Commission, told Standard that they are all “substantial buildings that either alter or add to the city’s skyline once again.”
Other buildings already under construction include the 35-story One Leadenhall Tower and a 33-story tower approved last year at 70 Gracechurch Street.
A 183-metre high skyscraper, One Leadenhall Street adjoins the iconic Grade II* Listed Market.
A 183-meter skyscraper, One Leadenhall Street borders the iconic Grade II Listed Market.
A 150-meter (492-foot) tower at 50 Fenchurch Street has also been approved and is planned near Walkie-Torquay at 20 Fenchurch Street.
The proposed 50 Fenchurch Street would include two listed buildings, the Grade I listed Tower of All Hallows Staining and the Grade II listed Lambe’s Chapel Crypt. It is included.
Designed by architect Eric Parry, the 35-story tower has an exterior hanging garden and a public viewing terrace on the 10th floor.
A 150-meter (492-foot) tower at 50 Fenchurch Street has also been approved.
Meanwhile, at 70 Gracechurch Street, you’ll find the Public Gallery and Winter Gardens with city views.
With the number of applications surpassing 2020 and 2021 and new industries such as technology, creative arts, media and education companies being drawn to Square Mile, Joshi said it was a promising sign of post-pandemic recovery. said.
He declined to comment on whether the eight developments include a £1.5 billion plan for a 16-storey tower above the controversial Grade II Liverpool Street station.
At 70 Gracechurch Street, you’ll find the Public Gallery and Winter Garden with city views.
CGI drawing of 70 Gracechurch Street under development
The hotel and office block development was proposed by the sellers behind The Shard of London Bridge, which will be the capital’s tallest building at 310 meters (1,017 feet).
But preserving historic buildings is also a consideration for the city, adding Joshi:
“We are not Manhattan in the sense that we need to preserve Roman history. We have heritage buildings to take care of.
“We are responsible for preserving the historical and cultural structures that make The Square Mile what it is today.”
New London Architecture co-founder Peter Murray told the publication that the new development was “good news”.
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