This weekend sees the return of Open House London, where many buildings normally closed to the public open their doors and let in the riff-raff like me to gaze at the architecture or from the whatever-storey-windows. Sometimes it’s great to learn a little bit about the history of the place, at other times I just want the photo opportunity.
Within the shot above you can see 3 of the more popular buildings that take part in this event. First up you have Heron Tower on the left of the frame. The only way you can access this is via pre-booking which was a complete and utter farce this year, I did not get tickets. Though the building itself is pretty impressive, hosts a super large aquarium and some funky speedy open glass lifts – the whole reason for going here it to get as high as possible and enjoy the view. I’ve previously been up on top of this building so don’t mind about missing out on this one over this weekend. Here’s the view from the top from a previous post: >> Read more on the daily photoblog.