Tower 42

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Tower 42 is the third-tallest skyscraper in the City of London and the eighth tallest in Greater London. Its original name was the National Westminster Tower, having been built to house the National Westminster Bank's international headquarters. Seen from above, the shape of the tower resembles that of the NatWest logo (three chevrons in a hexagonal arrangement). The tower, designed by Richard Seifert and engineered by Pell Frischmann, is located at 25 Old Broad Street. It was built by John Mowlem & Co between 1971 and 1980, first occupied in 1980, and formally opened on 11 June 1981 by Queen Elizabeth II. The construction cost was £72 million (approximately £278 million today). It is 183 metres (600 ft) high, which made it the tallest building in the United Kingdom until the topping out of One Canada Square at Canary Wharf in 1990. It held the status of tallest building in the City of London for 30 years, until it was surpassed by the Heron Tower in December 2009. The building today is... Wikipedia ( Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY-SA 4.0 )
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6.04
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1.44 mi
DURATION
0 h 43 m
St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral
St. Paul's tube station
St. Paul's tube station
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5.71
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1.87 mi
DURATION
0 h 56 m
30 St Mary Axe
30 St Mary Axe
Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's of London
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5.61
DISTANCE
1.92 mi
DURATION
0 h 57 m
St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral
Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's of London
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5.50
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3.00 mi
DURATION
1 h 30 m
30 St Mary Axe
30 St Mary Axe
Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's of London
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5.46
DISTANCE
3.18 mi
DURATION
1 h 36 m
St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral
Tate Modern
Tate Modern
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5.14
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2.58 mi
DURATION
1 h 17 m
Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's of London
Leadenhall Market
Leadenhall Market
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4.69
DISTANCE
2.32 mi
DURATION
1 h 10 m
Liverpool Street station
Liverpool Street station
Heron Tower
Heron Tower
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4.46
DISTANCE
3.72 mi
DURATION
1 h 52 m
30 St Mary Axe
30 St Mary Axe
Lloyd's of London
Lloyd's of London
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4.38
DISTANCE
9.12 mi
DURATION
4 h 35 m
St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Cathedral
Westminster Cathedral
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3.47
DISTANCE
11.43 mi
DURATION
5 h 44 m
St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral
Greenwich Park
Greenwich Park
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