Action, protest, campaigns, demos and issues magazine features, photos, articles, stories photos of London, New York, Wales, England and photography features music, parties, clubs, events, records, releases drug information, harm reduction, no-nonsense guide punch a celebrity football, features, issues, cardiff city games, useless games and diversions technical info, web authoring, reviews and features site news, updates and urban75 blog urban75 community news and events urban75 bulletin boards join the chatroom search urban75 back to urban75 homepage
London features, photos, history, articles New York features, photos, history, articles Brixton features, photos, history, articles panoramas, 360 degree vistas, London, New York, Wales, England Offline London club night festival reports, photos, features and articles urban75 sitemap and page listing about us, info, FAQs, copyright join our mailing list for updates and news contact urban75
London landmarks photos, stories and features
urban75 London magazine - articles and features London photos London panoramas next feature
follow urban75 on Twitter

BT Telecom Tower, London
More views from the 34th floor

Looking north east from 34th floor window of BT Telecom Tower, London W1
Looking North-East

Dominating this scene is the white stone and green glass of the newly-completed NHS Trust hospital. To the right is the distinctive red brick Cruciform Building, which houses the biosciences and medical school departments of University College London (UCL).

Built in the shape of St Andrew's cross, this gothic Grade II listed building was designed by the renowned Victorian architect, Alfred Waterhouse in 1906. George Orwell died in room sixty-five on January 21st, 1950.

Looking south from 34th floor window of BT Telecom Tower, London W1
Looking south

You can just make out children playing football on the roof of a school on Foley Street.

Fitzoy Square, Looking north from 34th floor window of BT Telecom Tower, London W1
Looking north

Fitzroy Square in winter. The east/south sides of the square were built in the 1790s, following the design of William and Robert Adam, with the west/north sides added in 1829.

Looking down from 34th floor window of BT Telecom Tower, London W1
Looking down

You can see from this view how much Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian architecture survives in central London's architecture.

Looking south east from the BT Tower
Looking south east

In the foreground you can see the swirling green glass canopy that covers the Great Court of the British Museum, with the 'Erotic Gherkin' and the towers of Canary Wharf visible in the distance.

Looking east from the BT Tower
Looking east

The distinctive white tower of Senate House on Malet Street can be seen in this view. The building is thought to be the architectural inspiration for the four ministries in Orwell's book, 'Nineteen Eighty-Four'.


« back to homepage     Next »

» Brixton guide
» New York guide

» History
» Going up!
» View from the top
» More views
» Aug 2007
» Dec 2010 update


« London home

» Centre Point
» Millennium Bridge
» Millennium Dome
» St Pancras station

» London photos
» London panoramas
» London forum

post up your opinion on the bulletin boards!

write to usWrite to us
post on the bulletin boardsPost on the boards

urban75 - community - action - mag - photos - tech - music - drugs - punch - football - offline club - brixton - london - new york - useless - boards - help/FAQs - © - design - contact - sitemap - search