St George Wharf Tower as seen from Brixton, south London

St George Wharf Tower rises in Vauxhall

Soon to be the tallest residential building in the UK, St George Wharf Tower continues to thrust its cylindrical form up into the London skyline.

St George Wharf Tower as seen from Brixton, south London

Also known as The Tower, the skyscraper is located in Vauxhall, London, and will stand 181 metres (594 ft) tall with 49 storeys when completed (as seen in this shiny artist’s rendition).

St George Wharf Tower rises in the London skyline

St George Wharf Tower rises in the London skyline

This view from Brixton shows how tall the tower has already reached.

To the far right, you can see the pencil-thin BT Tower, while even further to the right you can just make out the flag on top of the Houses of Parliament.

The red-brick Brixton fire station is in the foreground.

St George Wharf Tower rises in the London skyline

Construction as of 30th April 2012.