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Tall buildings Collection

Tall buildings are dramatic architectural statements but can dominate skylines...

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Background imageTall buildings Collection: Grimsby Dock Tower EAW029404

Grimsby Dock Tower EAW029404
GRIMSBY DOCK TOWER, Lincolnshire. This famous maritime landmark was built in 1852 as a hydraulic reservoir to power the lock gates and cranes of Grimsby Docks

Background imageTall buildings Collection: BT Tower DP138262

BT Tower DP138262
BT Tower, 60 Cleveland Street, Camden, London. General view of tower, formerly The Post Office Tower

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Canary Wharf at night J060022

Canary Wharf at night J060022
CANARY WHARF, Docklands, London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The Canary Wharf business district showing high rise buildings at night with lights reflected in the River Thames

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Canary Wharf J060021

Canary Wharf J060021
CANARY WHARF, Docklands, London. The Canary Wharf business district. High rise buildings at night with lights reflected in the river Thames

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Blackpool a058145

Blackpool a058145
BLACKPOOL, Lancashire. Beach view from the central pier looking towards the tower

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Lloyds Building N130015

Lloyds Building N130015
LLOYDS BUILDING, 1 LIME STREET, LB City of London. General view at twilight

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Balfron Tower DP137832

Balfron Tower DP137832
Balfron Tower, St Leonards Road, Poplar, London. General view of tower by Erno Goldfinger. Grade II* listed building

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Point Royal DP137909

Point Royal DP137909
Point Royal, Rectory Lane, Easthampstead, Bracknell, Berkshire. General view of the tower block. 18 storey point block with circular partly underground parking garage. 1961-64

Background imageTall buildings Collection: BT Tower DP180637

BT Tower DP180637
BT Tower, formerly Post Office Tower, Cleveland Mews, off Tottenham Court Road, London. General view of tower

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Alton West Estate 35108_001

Alton West Estate 35108_001
Alton West Estate, Roehampton, Greater London, 2021

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Alton West Estate 35108_004

Alton West Estate 35108_004
Alton West Estate, Roehampton, Greater London, 2021

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Alton West Estate 35108_027

Alton West Estate 35108_027
Alton West Estate, Roehampton, Greater London, 2021

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Alton West Estate 35108_026

Alton West Estate 35108_026
Alton West Estate, Roehampton, Greater London, 2021

Background imageTall buildings Collection: High viewpoint JLP01_11_60862_04

High viewpoint JLP01_11_60862_04
GREATER LONDON. A view looking south-west from the top of the NatWest Tower over the City of London to the River Thames beyond

Background imageTall buildings Collection: High rise DP077062

High rise DP077062
Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, Greater London. Looking south towards the towers of Canary Wharf from Wades Place, Tower Hamlets, with Devitt House in the foreground

Background imageTall buildings Collection: High rise DP077059

High rise DP077059
Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, Greater London. General view looking north-west towards the towers of Canary Wharf from Eastney Street in Greenwich, with the spire of Christ Church, Isle of Dogs

Background imageTall buildings Collection: St George Wharf Tower DP183184

St George Wharf Tower DP183184
St George Wharf, Lambeth, London. St George Wharf Tower, also known as the Vauxhall Tower

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Canary Wharf 24453_022

Canary Wharf 24453_022
CANARY WHARF, Docklands, London. The towers of West India Dock with the River Thames beyond

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Alpha Tower, Birmingham DP162071

Alpha Tower, Birmingham DP162071
Alpha Tower, Suffolk Street, Queensway, Birmingham, West Midlands. General view from the south east. Designed by George Marsh. Former headquarters of ATV television company

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Nat West Tower, Birmingham DP100067

Nat West Tower, Birmingham DP100067
Nat West Tower, 103 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands. General view of the former National Westminster House. Brutalist architecture designed by John Madin

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Blue sky reflected in glass tower block DP069226

Blue sky reflected in glass tower block DP069226
Blue sky reflected in glass tower block with gas lamp in foreground, Broad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Blue skies reflected in glass tower blocks DP069225

Blue skies reflected in glass tower blocks DP069225
Blue skies reflected in glass tower blocks, Broad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Block of flats a063572

Block of flats a063572
KELSON HOUSE, Samuda Estate, Isle of Dogs, London. A view from ground level looking towards the top of the tower block. A mid 1960s development of Local Authority flats. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Canary Wharf N060977

Canary Wharf N060977
CANARY WHARF, Docklands, London. View at night

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Point Royal DP137908

Point Royal DP137908
Point Royal, Rectory Lane, Easthampstead, Bracknell, Berkshire. General view of tower block built 1961-64, Listed Grade II (NHLE 1390361). Designed by Philip Dowson and Derek Sugden of Arup Associates

Background imageTall buildings Collection: St Alphage Church & St Alphage House FF003407

St Alphage Church & St Alphage House FF003407
The ruins of St Alphage Church with the newly built St Alphage House tower block in the background, part of the ambitious post-war renewal of London Wall. Photographed by John Gay, c.1962

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Canary Wharf K041136

Canary Wharf K041136
CANARY WHARF, Docklands, London. View from bridge looking up towards 25 Bank Street with One Canada Square beyond

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Millbank Tower, London a063283

Millbank Tower, London a063283
VICKERS TOWER, London. The Vickers Tower, now known as Millbank Tower, with a portico and pediment of the Tate Gallery in the foreground. Photographed by John Gay. Date range 1963-1969

Background imageTall buildings Collection: View across the Thames towards Vickers Tower a063295

View across the Thames towards Vickers Tower a063295
Looking across the Thames from the Albert Embankment towards Vickers Tower, now known as Millbank Tower, with the supporting columns of the pilotis of Alembic House in the foreground

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Millbank Tower, London a063243

Millbank Tower, London a063243
VICKERS TOWER, London. The exterior of Vickers Tower, now known as Millbank Tower, seen from behind railings. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1963-1969

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Lambeth housing N071384

Lambeth housing N071384
BRAD STREET, Lambeth, London. General view of housing. View across roof tops towards tower block

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Icona Building N071218

Icona Building N071218
ICONA BUILDING, London Olympics 2012 site, London. Exterior detail of the residential flats

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Lloyds Building J060050

Lloyds Building J060050
LLOYDS BUILDING, 1 Lime Street, City of London. Evening View

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Centre Point N070271

Centre Point N070271
CENTRE POINT, New Oxford Street, London. A detail of the elevation against a dark sky. Designed by George Marsh. Listed Grade II (NHLE 1113172)

Background imageTall buildings Collection: Keeling House K030092

Keeling House K030092
KEELING HOUSE, Claredale Street, Tower Hamlets, London. An exterior detail of the highrise tower block from the south looking along Canrobert Street



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