Leeds Facts

Population 757,700 (2011)
Global Ranking #307 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #33 in Europe by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #3 in UK by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Bridgewater Place 2007 112 m
2   Sky Plaza 2009 103 m
3   K2 1972 74 m
4   CandleHouse 2010 73 m
5   Cottingley Heights 1972 72 m
6   Cottingley Towers 1972 72 m
7   Broadcasting Place 2009 70 m
8   West Point 2005 66 m
9   Parkinson Building 1951 57 m
10   Bridge Street Hotel - 53 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Bridgewater Place 2007 112 m
2   Sky Plaza 2009 103 m
3   K2 1972 74 m
4   CandleHouse 2010 73 m
5   Cottingley Heights 1972 72 m
6   Cottingley Towers 1972 72 m
7   Broadcasting Place 2009 70 m
8   West Point 2005 66 m
9   Parkinson Building 1951 57 m
10   Bridge Street Hotel - 53 m

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Global News

Leeds' City Council Enacts Its Own Solution for Bridgewater Place Downdrafts
11 Feb 2014 – In addition to the safety measures recently…

Plans Advance to Cut Bridgewater Place Gales
8 Jan 2014 – The owner of Bridgewater Place, a 32-story tower…

Tower-Downdraft Controversy Continues
24 Oct 2013 – Leeds City Council officials apparently knew high…

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