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Leeds Tower – Lumiere Building : Skyscraper Architecture

Leeds Skyscraper Building, north England, UK

17 Jan 2007

Lumiere Tower

Architects: Ian Simpson Architects

Development Postponed Jul 2008:
Another ‘credit crunch’ victim as the twin tower Lumiere project is
postponed indefinitely due to lack of finance

Lumiere Tower Leeds

Due to become the tallest residential development in Europe
two towers of 54 and 32 storeys linked by glazed Winter Garden
Location: Whitehall Road / Wellington Street, Leeds City Centre
Planning Permission: Granted
Drivers Jonas for KW Linfoot and Scarborough Development Group
Est. cost: £220m

The Leeds Lumiere is a 171m residential tower (ie skyscraper), higher than 48
storey Beetham Tower in Manchester, also by Ian Simpson Architects

Lumiere Tower Leeds
image from ian simpson architects 170107

Text from Ian Simpson Architects 18 Jan 2007:

Lumiere – Leeds
A mixed use development comprising residential, including serviced apartments, retail and commercial use. The scheme consists of two towers, one that is 171m / 54 storeys high and one that is a 113m / 32 storeys high.

Our proposal will be a beautiful addition to the skyline of Leeds. It will act as a landmark building, particularly to those arriving at Leeds via the central train station. The massing of the towers seeks to act as a gateway to the city centre while responding to the Park Square Conservation area and the proposed Hermes development, both of which are adjacent to the Lumiere site.

Drivers Jonas Manchester also won planning permission for Beetham Tower in
Manchester, the highest residential tower in Europe: Beetham Tower Manchester

Lumiere Tower – Components
650 apartments
200 serviced apartments
100,000 sq ft office space
shops
cafes
dentist surgery
exhibition space

Developer: KW Linfoot, Yorkshire

Lumiere Tower Leeds design : Ian Simpson Architects


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