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Height: Occupied
202.9 m / 666 ft
 
Height: To Tip
224 m / 735 ft
Height: Architectural
224 m / 735 ft
 
The Leadenhall Building Outline
Floors Above Ground
52
Floors Below Ground
4
# of Elevators
26
Top Elevator Speed
8 m/s
Tower GFA
84,424 m² / 908,732 ft²
Development GFA
84,424 m² / 908,732 ft²
# of Parking Spaces
22

Facts

Official Name The Leadenhall Building
Other Names The Cheese Grater
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United Kingdom
City London
Street Address & Map 122 Leadenhall Street
Postal Code EC3V 4AB
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Energy Label BREEAM Excellent
Proposed 2001
Construction Start 2011
Completion 2014
Official Website The Leadenhall Building
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Regional Ranking #26 Tallest in Europe
National Ranking #4 Tallest in United Kingdom
City Ranking #4 Tallest in London

Companies Involved

Owner
• Current CC Land
• Past Oxford Properties Group Inc.; The British Land Company PLC
Developer The British Land Company PLC; Oxford Properties Group Inc.
Architect
Design Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
MEP Engineer
Design Arup
Project Manager WSP Group; M3 Consulting
Main Contractor Laing O'Rourke
Other Consultant
• Cost Alinea Consulting; AECOM
• Fire Exova Warringtonfire
• Landscape Edco Design London
• Marketing Wordsearch
• Planning DP9
• Urban Planner Francis Golding
Material Supplier
• Cladding Yuanda
• Elevator KONE
• Paint/Coating AkzoNobel
• Sealants Sika Services AG
• Steel Watson Steel

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH UH/UD 2017 Global Walking Tour
14 Jun-7 Jul 2017 – Event Invite

Canada Event Considers “The Story of Marketing Tall Buildings”
20 Jun 2017 – Event Report

Warm Weather Spaces Walking Tours 2015
17 Sep 2015 – Tour Report

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Canada Event Considers “The Story of Marketing Tall Buildings”
20 Jun 2017, Toronto – Event Report
Building up momentum for the CTBUH 2017 Conference in Australia, the CTBUH Canada Chapter held its most recent event at the University of Toronto Faculty Club.
Warm Weather Spaces Walking Tours 2015
17 Sep 2015 – Tour Report
The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized guided walking tours of 16 cities around the globe, focusing on urban habitats around tall buildings.
Ivan Harbour on Design Excellence
29 Jul 2015, Sydney – Event Report
On July 29th, CTBUH Sydney welcomed Ivan Harbour, of Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners, to share his thoughts and experiences with international design excellence competitions.
Inaugural Japan Symposium Rises to the Occasion in Tokyo
22 May 2015, Tokyo – Event Report
CTBUH held its inaugural Japan Symposium at the Academy Hills lecture hall of the Mori Tower in Roppongi Hills, bringing together leading experts
Seven Cities Winter Spaces Walking Tour
29 Jan 2015 – Tour Report
The new CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized a highly successful Winter Spaces Walking Tour in seven cities around the world.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building functions and structural materials.
The Leadenhall Building Technical Tour Report
13 Jun 2013, London – Tour Report
Developed by British Land and Oxford Properties, The Leadenhall Building is an exceptionally complex, 52-story engineering project undergoing construction in the heart of the City of London.
CTBUH Publishes Case Study on The Leadenhall Building in London
Jun 2013 – CTBUH Journal Paper
The Leadenhall Building leans back to make way for views to St. Paul’s Cathedral and other historic sites in a crowded section of the City of London, but it also springs forward with an innovative…
Richard Pilkington of Oxford Properties Presents at London Conference
11 Jun 2013 – Video & PPT
The recent global economic turmoil that was experienced by all those involved in the design and construction industry has certainly left its mark on the world of the developer. London, which at that…
London Report: Bucking a Western Trend?
Jul 2011, London – Tour Report
Executive Director Antony Wood visited the UK in July for the inaugural meeting of a future CTBUH UK Chapter and other endeavors.

Global News

London’s Cheesegrater Struck by Steel Beam from 22 Bishopsgate Construction Site
7 Aug 2017 – A steel beam being lifted by a crane working at…

Chinese Developer Buys London’s Iconic Leadenhall Building
3 May 2017 – A Chinese developer has agreed to buy London’s…

Chinese Developer Inks Deal to Buy The Leadenhall Building in London
2 Mar 2017 – A Chinese property giant has bought The Leadenhall…

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London’s Cheesegrater Struck by Steel Beam from 22 Bishopsgate Construction Site
7 Aug 2017
A steel beam being lifted by a crane working at the 22 Bishopsgate construction site in London crashed into the side of the Cheesegrater building, resulting in damage to…
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Chinese Developer Buys London’s Iconic Leadenhall Building
3 May 2017
A Chinese developer has agreed to buy London’s iconic Leadenhall Building skyscraper for US$1.49 billion. On May 2, the company revealed its acquisition of the tower,…
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Chinese Developer Inks Deal to Buy The Leadenhall Building in London
2 Mar 2017
A Chinese property giant has bought The Leadenhall Building in London for £1.2 billion (USD$1.5 billion). Contracts have been exchanged but completion of the sale is…
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London’s Leadenhall Building Bolt Replacement To Cost $1.5 Million
24 Mar 2015
The UK’s largest structural steel provider, Severfield, is facing a bill of around $1.5 million for replacing several massive bolts, several of which broke and fell from…
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London’s Leadenhall Building Loses Third Bolt in Three Months
14 Jan 2015
A third steel bolt has broken on the 47-story Cheesegrater skyscraper in the City of London. Developer British Land said it will replace a number of bolts, which are just…
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Leadenhall Building’s Public Realm Completes in London
19 Aug 2014
The public realm at the foot of the 47-story Leadenhall Building has opened to the public. Spanning more than 2,000 square meters, the area is the largest public space to…
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Rooftop Oasis to Provide Green View for Surrounding Towers
17 Mar 2014
Atop an eight-story office building on Leadenhall Street, a two-story glass pavilion extension and gardens will provide a highly visible, green reprieve for onlookers…
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Photos Reveal London's "Cheesegrater" Tower Simmering Along
12 Mar 2014
The Leadenhall Building, playfully nicknamed The Cheesegrater for its likeness, appears to be completed, as it is depicted in photos freshly released by developers…
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David Scott Talks Prefabrication, Wind Turbines, Innovation
11 Jul 2013
David Scott, member of the CTBUH Advisory Board, former CTBUH Chairman, CTBUH Awards jury member, is the focus of a recent New Civil Engineer feature article (…
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Cheesegrater Tops Out in the City of London
20 Jun 2013
A ceremony marking the topping-out of The Leadenhall Building was held on Tuesday, June 18, attended by Boris Johnson, Mayor of London. Owned by the joint venture of…
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Leadenhall Building 50 Percent Let
31 May 2013
British Land and Oxford Properties have signed a deal to pre-let their London development, The Leadenhall Building, with London-based insurer Amlin PLC. The firm will…
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Cheesegrater Attracts New Tenants
17 Dec 2012
The Rogers Stirk Harbour-designed Leadenhall Building under construction in the City of London is now over 51 percent pre-let, the developers announced. Insurance firm…

Videos

From San Diego to Guangzhou: The Story of Marketing Tall Buildings
19 Oct 2016 – William Murray, Wordsearch

Digital Engineering – Transforming Tall Buildings
12 Jun 2013 – David Scott, Laing O’Rourke

Stepping Stones to 2050
12 Jun 2013 – Bob Lang, Arup

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From San Diego to Guangzhou: The Story of Marketing Tall Buildings
19 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; William Murray, Wordsearch
One of the keys to attracting buyers and tenants for a contemporary tall building is a succinct marketing strategy and a robust understanding of how to brand real estate…
Digital Engineering – Transforming Tall Buildings
12 Jun 2013 – Presentation at CTBUH 2013 London Conference; David Scott, Laing O’Rourke
Tall buildings, in congested city centers, often combine major civil, structural, and services challenges and opportunities. Construction can cause major noise and…
Stepping Stones to 2050
12 Jun 2013 – Presentation at CTBUH 2013 London Conference; Bob Lang, Arup
Some sources predict that by 2050 the population will have reached nine billion; six to seven living in cities. This will be a generation of individuals whose lives have…
Interview: Community in Tall Buildings
11 Jun 2013 – 2013 London Conference Interviews; Angela Brady, RIBA
Angela Brady of RIBA is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2013 CTBUH London Conference at The Brewery, London. Angela talks about the importance of social aspects in…
Interview: Identity of British Architecture
11 Jun 2013 – 2013 London Conference Interviews; Paul Monaghan, AHMM
Paul Monaghan of AHMM is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2013 CTBUH London Conference at The Brewery, London. Paul talks about the identity of British architects…
Interview: Leadenhall Building
11 Jun 2013 – 2013 London Conference Interviews; Richard Pilkington, Oxford Properties
Richard Pilkington of Oxford Properties is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2013 CTBUH London Conference at The Brewery, London. Richard talks about how the Canadian…
Session 6: The Urban and Public Realm
11 Jun 2013 – Presentation at CTBUH 2013 London Conference; Sir Stuart Lipton, Sir Terry Farrell, Lee Polisano & Graham Stirk
Tall buildings will be part of our environment in an increasing number of cities, whose ages span centuries. If it is to be integral to a city, a tall building must be…
The Leadenhall Building: Developed for London
11 Jun 2013 – Presentation at CTBUH 2013 London Conference; Richard Pilkington, Oxford Properties
The recent global economic turmoil that was experienced by all those involved in the design and construction industry has certainly left its mark on the world of the…
Interview: Leadenhall Building
19 Sep 2012 – 2012 Shanghai Congress Interviews; David Scott, Laing O'Rourke
David Scott of Laing O'Rourke is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2012 CTBUH Shanghai Congress at the Jin Mao, Shanghai. David talks about prefabrication of…

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Research Papers

The Emergence of the Diagrid - It’s All About the Node
1 Dec 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 4

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I

Case Study: The Leadenhall Building, London
Jun 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue II

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The Emergence of the Diagrid - It’s All About the Node
1 Dec 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 4; Terri Meyer Boake, University of Waterloo
The diagrid structural system for constructing tall buildings is a recent invention. Debuting in 2004 with the construction of the Swiss Re Tower in London, this…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building…
Case Study: The Leadenhall Building, London
Jun 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue II; Andy Young, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners; Nigel Annereau, Arup; Andy Butler, Laing O’Rourke; Brian Smith, Davis Langdon
The Leadenhall Building leans back to make way for views to St. Paul’s Cathedral and other historic sites in a crowded section of the City of London, but it also springs…
The Economics of Supertall Towers
Nov 2007 – CTBUH Wiley Tal Journal, 2007; Watts, Steve ; Kalita, Neal and Maclean, Michael
This paper addresses global economic factors infl uencing the decisions leading to the development of super-tall towers, including population growth and urbanization,…

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