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[ The Tallest Student Accomodation Building in the World ] The NIDO Spitalfields, London, England, UK

The Nido Spitalfields Tower is the tallest student accommodation building in the world. It is located at 100 Middlesex Street in Spitalfields, London, England. Prior to completion in 2010, the tallest student accommodation building in the world was also in England: The Sky Plaza in Leeds.


The tower falls within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, though Middlesex Street forms the boundary with the City of London, the principal financial district of the UK. Middlesex Street forms part of the Petticoat Lane Market area.


For more information about this extraordinary Tower please consult:


WIKIPEDIA = The Nido Tower Spitalfields = London = Take Us There = Look UP and ENJOY


Vital Statistics for this magnificent building / landmark include:


Location: London, England, UK


Height / Architectural: 111.90 m


Floors / Above ground: 34




Construction / Type: Skycraper


Structural Material: Composite Structure


Facade System: Curtain Wall


Architectural Style: Modernism




Main usages: Student Dormitory / the tallest in the world


Side usages: Restaurant / Bar on highest floors




The building features a private Sky Lounge on the 32nd and 33rd floors, with a private lift going to the 32nd floor.


An application for planning permission for the development was originally submitted on 19th June 2003.


This is World's tallest student accommodation Tower block.




Architect: TP Bennett Architects




As a student in London, I had seen so many shows, so many plays and had seen so many greats of the day.


---David Naughton

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Taken on January 16, 2011