Tower 42

This project is a renovation and replaced NatWest Tower

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Height: To Tip
182.9 m / 600 ft
Height: Architectural
182.9 m / 600 ft
Tower 42 Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
7 m/s
Tower GFA
30,100 m² / 323,994 ft²
Development GFA
41,063 m² / 441,998 ft²
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Tower 42
Other Names National Westminster Tower, International Financial Centre, Natwest Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United Kingdom
City London
Street Address & Map 25 Old Broad Street
Postal Code EC2N 1HN
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
Proposed 1964
Construction Start 1971
Completion 1980
Recladding 1995
Official Website Tower 42
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Regional Ranking #81 Tallest in Europe
National Ranking #9 Tallest in United Kingdom
City Ranking #8 Tallest in London

Companies Involved

Owner Hermes Investment Management Ltd.; BlackRock Property Singapore Ptd Ltd; Nathan Kirsh
Developer Natwest
Design Richard Seifert & Partners; GMW Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Cleveland Bridge Ltd.
MEP Engineer
Design SVM Associates
Main Contractor John Mowlem and Company Limited

CTBUH Initiatives

Activity at the CTBUH London Conference: Day Three
13 Jun 2013 – Conference

Tower 42 Technical Tour Report
13 Jun 2013 – Tour Report

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

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