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Facts
Official Name Heron Tower
Type building
Status Completed
Country United Kingdom
City London
Street Address 110 Bishopgate (Map)
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Start of Construction 2008
Completion 2011
Global Ranking #389 tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #20 tallest in Europe
National Ranking #3 tallest in United Kingdom
City Ranking #3 tallest in London
Figures
Height: Architectural 230.0 meter / 755 feet
Height: Occupied 169.0 meter / 554 feet
Height: To Tip 230.0 meter / 755 feet
Floors Above Ground 46
Floors Below Ground 3
# of Elevators 14
Tower GFA 66,260 m² / 713,217 ft²
Companies Involved
Owner/Developer Heron International PLC
Architect Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Structural Engineer Arup
MEP Engineer Foreman Roberts
Project Manager Mace
Main Contractor Skanska AS
Other Consultants
• Cost AECOM
Façade Permasteelisa Group
Material Supplier
• Elevator Schindler
About Heron Tower
As with any significant tall building project in the City of London, Heron Tower overcame many obstacles on its way to realization. Ten years in the making, the project finds itself well fit into its urban landscape and brings new vitality to the city. It is sophisticated in its form and use of materials. The use of three-story "villages" (beautifully expressed on the facade) centered around atriums breaks up the isolated stratification of individual floors common in tall office buildings, to bring an inter-floor engagement and interaction. Read more.
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News Articles
Refinancing Deal Saves Heron Tower From Sale
CTBUH Global News, 2013-10
Lunch Atop A Skyscraper - 2011 style
The Construction Index, 2011-10
Heron Tower Developer Blocks New City Skyscraper
officebroker.com, 2011-09
The City's Tallest Building: Inside The Heron Tower
Londonist, 2011-04
Heron Tower Completes
SkyscraperNews.com, 2011-03
Strong Sales Drive The Heron Upwards
SkyscraperNews.com, 2010-09
Rise of London's Heron Tower
BBC, 2010-08
Heron Tower Tops Out
SkyscraperNews.com, 2010-04
Heron Tower Sprouts Over Tower 42 to Take Top Spot in the City
World Architecture News, 2010-03
Heron Continues Despite Contractor Problems
SkyscraperNews.com, 2009-04
The Latest On Herons Construction
SkyscraperNews.com, 2008-10