St Helen’s Building, London, Photo, City Skyscraper Design, Location, Date, Architecture, Image

St Helen’s Building London

Tall Structure in the City of London, England, UK – design by GMW Architects

page updated 3 Jul 2014

St Helen’s Building

Former Aviva Tower
Date built: 1969
Design: GMW Architects

Location: City of London

St Helen’s Building + Gherkin
St Helen's Building Aviva Tower Aviva Tower St Helen's Building
photos © Nick Weall, 9 Jun 2009

Previously known as the Commercial Union building

Damaged in the Bishopsgate bombings by Irish terrorists

Design Influence: Mies van der Rohe

St Helen's Building St Helen's Building London
photographs © Adrian Welch

Height: 118m / 387 ft (34m higher than Lloyds Building)
Storeys: 23
Address: 1 Undershaft, City of London, London EC3

Location: 1 Undershaft, London EC3 , England, UK

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St Helens Square – news
Gillespies submits plans for redesign of St Helen’s Square in the City of London
St Helen’s Square City of London
image from Gillespies
Plans for a redesigned St Helen’s Square in the heart of the City of London. This key public space lies at the historic junction of Leadenhall Street and St Mary Axe, and offers the third largest open space in the City of London (3,325 sqm).

Key Buildings close by to St Helen’s Building:

60-70 St Mary Axe
Design: Foggo Associates Architects
60-70 St Mary Axe Skyscraper near St Helen's Building
image courtesy of the architects
60-70 St Mary Axe Building

1 Undershaft Tower
Design: Eric Parry Architects
1 Undershaft Skyscraper in London by Eric Parry
image : DBOX, courtesy Eric Parry Architects
1 Undershaft Tower City of London

The Scalpel
Design: Kohn Pederson Fox – KPF
The Scalpel Tower Lime Street
image courtesy of the architects
The Scalpel City of London Skyscraper

122 Leadenhall Street
Design: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners – RSHP
Former Post Office building near St Helen's Building
image © Adrian Welch
122 Leadenhall Street

Lloyds Building
Design: Richard Rogers and Partners
Lloyds Building opposite St Helen's Building
photo © Nick Weall
Lloyds Building

Swiss Re Building

Tower 42

Willis Building

Bank of England

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