St Helen’s Building, London – Aviva Tower

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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
1969
Design: GMW Architects

Location: City of London

St Helen’s Building + Gherkin
Aviva Tower Aviva Tower
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


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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
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).

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Key Buildings close by to St Helen’s Building:

122 Leadenhall Street
Former Post Office building
image © Adrian Welch

Lloyds Building
Lloyds Building
photo © Nick Weall

Swiss Re Building
Swiss Re Building
photo © Nick Weall

Tower 42
Tower 42
photo © Nick Weall

Willis Building
Willis Building London
photo © Nick Weall

Bank of England
Bank of England
picture © Adrian Welch

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