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Note: As this project is under construction, the data is based on the most reliable information currently available. This data is thus subject to change until the building has completed and all information can be confirmed and ratified by the CTBUH.

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Height: To Tip
192.1 m / 630 ft
Height: Architectural
192.1 m / 630 ft
52-54 Lime Street Outline
Floors Above Ground


Official Name 52-54 Lime Street
Other Names The Scalpel, W.R. Berkley Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Under Construction
Country United Kingdom
City London
Street Address & Map 52-54 Lime Street
Building Function office
Proposed 2012
Construction Start 2015
Completion 2017

Companies Involved

Owner W.R. Berkley Corporation
Design Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; TP Bennett Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
Main Contractor Skanska
Other Consultant
• Access Gillespies
• Cost EC Harris
• Planning DP9
Material Supplier
• Cladding Permasteelisa Group; PEC Group

CTBUH Initiatives

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7 Oct 2015 – Event Report

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