20 Fenchurch Street / aka Walkie-Talkie

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    Coming in for a lot of criticism for its bulbous, light-hogging proportions, it looks like this one may end up on the 'detested towers' list along with Strata at Elephant & Castle and the Vauxhall Tower. Or perhaps it will grow on us... Designed by Rafael Viñoly and due to complete in 2014. City of London.

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    1. Mike (waiting patiently) 28 months ago | reply

      I wonder if anyone is waiting to move in?

    2. Images George Rex 28 months ago | reply

      I think there are some tenants on the books for this one, otherwise it wouldn't be going up!

    3. Mike (waiting patiently) 28 months ago | reply

      Thanks ~ unless I am mistooken the Walbrook Building (off Cannon Street) seems to be fairly empty....

    4. Images George Rex 28 months ago | reply

      according to last month's Independent...

      Cancelled or awaiting tenants before construction can go on:

      The Pinnacle
      100 Bishopsgate
      Principle Place
      Wall Place
      Can of Ham
      One Trinity

      Empty or mostly empty:

      The Shard
      The Place
      Cannon Place
      Walbrook Building
      Heron Tower

    5. Mike (waiting patiently) 28 months ago | reply

      Thanks ~ that is kind .....

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