TQ3281 : View from St Alphage Highwalk

taken 7 years ago, near to Shoreditch, Islington, Great Britain

View from St Alphage Highwalk
View from St Alphage Highwalk
Two of the City's most iconic buildings, as seen from a relic of another era, one of the elevated walkways built as part of the development plan drawn up the City of London and London County Council in 1954-55. The segregation of traffic and pedestrians, a favourite of the 1960s, didn't really work, the pubs and shops which once lined the walkways have closed, and their precise fate is uncertain in light of a large-scale development planned for the area.
Visible are TQ3381 : Commercial Union Assurance, Leadenhall Street and 30 St Mary Axe and TQ3381 : Former Natwest Tower, Old Broad Street.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 March, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3264 8155 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.0384N 0:5.3854W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3259 8160
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Post-1980s Architecture  1950s-1970s Architecture 

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