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What is all this about the walkie talkie tower

I’m happy you inquired. 20 Fenchurch Street, lovingly called as the ‘Walkie Talkie Tower’ and less kindly called as the ‘Walkie Scorchie’ (yeah, that’s a reputation that is by no means catching on), is a commercial skyscraper in central London. It is presently under development and isn’t supposed to be completed until next year. When all is said and done, it’ll have cost some £200 Million to construct.

 

The building gets its nickname because it’s considered to resemble a walkie-talkie (although, being honest, I can’t see it myself). It’s also called the pint, something that was much more appropriate. Continue reading What is all this about the walkie talkie tower