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London Lightship Panorama

Trinity Buoy Wharf, located in Tower Hamlets, London is home to London’s only Lighthouse. The lighthouse was built not for navigation, as is normally the case, but as a testing rig for the lights developed by Trinity House for its network of lighthouses and lightships. The lighthouse was designed by…

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Recladding a High Rise..

It is now 12 months into the fifteen-year project aiming to transform five tower blocks on the Chalcots estate, in Camden, London with the help of an injection of £65 million from central Government. The renovation scheme was announced in November 2005 after the council secured the Office of the…

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Aerial University College Quad Panorama

The Universities main building, pictured in this panorama, was designed by William Wilkins and constructed between 1827 and 1828. The building is centered on a Corinthian portico which is reminiscent of the British Museum, (constructed a couple of years earlier). After the building of University College London Wilkins went to…

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The London Lighthouse High Dynamic Range Panorama

Trinity Buoy Wharf, located in Tower Hamlets, London is home to London’s only Lighthouse. The lighthouse was built not for navigation, as is normally the case, but as a testing rig for the lights developed by Trinity House for its network of lighthouses and lightships. The lighthouse was designed by…

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Westminster Cathedral, London Panorama

Westminster Cathedral is hidden away near between Victoria and Westminster in London. It is a building in direct contrast to Westminster Abbey with its Byzantine style architecture of the eastern Roman Empire, compared to Westminster Abbeys Gothic. The Cathedral was built between 1895 and 1903 on the designs of architect…

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The Burghers of Calais Panorama, Victoria Tower London

The panorama captures the opposite end of the Palace of Westminster and Victoria Tower. The Tower holds the Parliamentary Archives and was specific built for that purpose after the 1834 fire destroyed the Palace and most House of Commons records. Dominating the gardens is the The Burghers of Calais (Les…

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Robert Clive Statue Panorama, Whitehall London

The panorama above centers on the statue of Robert Clive located off Whitehall, London, next to the Cabinet War Rooms. Robert Clive is controversially known for laying the foundations of the British empire in India, where he got the name “conqueror of India”. As a employee of the East India…

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Houses of Parliament London Panorama

An example of Gothic Architecture the Houses of Parliament were constructed between 1840 and 1888. The panorama is taken outside the main tower near Westminster Bridge and the River Thames. The tower stands 320 foot tall and is named after the largest bell, ‘Big Ben’ which weighs over 13 tons,…

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Westminster Abbey London Panorama

Westminster Abbey is a work of outstanding architecture, constructed between the 13th and 16th centuries. The Abbey has been the location for numours Royal Weddings as well as every Coronation since 1066. The building as it is today features the west towers which were completed to the designs of Sir…

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Centre Point London Panorama

Centre Point stands at 117m on the junction of Oxford Street and Charing Cross Road in London. The building, completed in 1967, is made out of pre-cast concrete and at the time held the honour of the worlds tallest concrete tower. The building is a controversial landmark in London with…

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