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Height: To Tip
287.9 m / 945 ft
Height: Architectural
287.9 m / 945 ft
 
The Pinnacle Outline
Floors Above Ground
64
Floors Below Ground
3
Tower GFA
148,749 m² / 1,601,121 ft²

Facts

Official Name The Pinnacle
Other Names Helter Skelter, The Bishopsgate Tower, DIFA Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Never Completed
Country United Kingdom
City London
Street Address & Map 22-24 Bishopgate
Postal Code EC2
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
Construction Start 2008

Companies Involved

Developer Arab Investments
Architect
Design Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Structural Engineer
Design Arup; Cleveland Bridge Ltd.
Other Consultant
• Cost CBRE
• Development Consultant Stanhope

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH UK Tours 22 Bishopsgate
23 Feb 2018 – Tour Report

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper

London Report: Bucking a Western Trend?
Jul 2011 – Tour Report

Global News

Demolition Begins on London’s Pinnacle
21 Aug 2015 – It was supposed to be the tallest building in the…

New Team Set to Take Over London’s Stalled Pinnacle
10 Nov 2014 – A team including PLP Architecture is understood to…

London’s Pinnacle Design Has Been Scrapped
17 Sep 2014 – The design for the long-delayed Pinnacle has been…

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Demolition Begins on London’s Pinnacle
21 Aug 2015
It was supposed to be the tallest building in the City of London. Instead, the Pinnacle skyscraper grew to just nine floors before falling victim to financial wrangling.…
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New Team Set to Take Over London’s Stalled Pinnacle
10 Nov 2014
A team including PLP Architecture is understood to be in line to take over the stalled Pinnacle tower scheme. The takeover could see new designs for the 288-meter-tall…
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London’s Pinnacle Design Has Been Scrapped
17 Sep 2014
The design for the long-delayed Pinnacle has been scrapped. A fresh planning application with an entirely new design is currently being worked on for the mothballed site…
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London’s Pinnacle Salvation Plan, Dissected
9 May 2014
The Estates Gazette has published a first look at the financial wrangling behind the plan to save the Pinnacle, the planned 288-meter skyscraper that was started in 2008…
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Pinnacle Lives to Fight Another Day
12 Dec 2013
The “unbuildable” Pinnacle may soon return to life, according to The Independent. The development of the 63-story skyscraper had been halted in 2011 due to concerns about…
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Wilkinson Eyre Ties Up City Deal
15 Oct 2013
Wilkinson Eyre has won a competition to design a development for the Mitsubishi Estate Company (MEC) in the City of London at a site stretching from 150 Leadenhall Street…
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Pinnacle Scheme Officially Abandoned
11 Apr 2013
Kohn Pedersen Fox has completed a redesign of the Pinnacle to reduce the cost of its construction, originally estimated at around £1 billion due to the expense of the…
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Make Proposes Pinnacle Revision Scheme
13 Mar 2013
Make Architects is creating a proposal to replace the failed Pinnacle project in London. Founding partner Ken Shuttleworth is proposing to remove the "stump" that…
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KPF's Pinnacle in Danger of Demolition
4 Feb 2013
The GBP1 billion Pinnacle skyscraper has stood at seven-stories since construction halted a year ago, due to a failure to secure tenants. An independent developer has…

Research Papers

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


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