"Telecom Tower" Architecture Tip by benidormone

Architecture, London: 53 reviews and 157 photos

  BT Tower
by benidormone

The BT Tower opened in 1964, and has a height of 191 meters and was until 1990 when the Canada Tower was finished London's tallest structure. The building was the first ever purpose built telecommunications tower built of its type. The 34th floor used to be a revolving restaurant which completed its turn every 22 minutes. The restaurant was bombed by the IRA in 1971 but stayed open until 1980 when the lease expired. Now its not possible anymore to visit the tower.

Address: Maplestreet 45
Directions: GoodgeSt tube
Website: http://www.londontown.com/

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  • Written Nov 3, 2004
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