TQ3077 : St George Wharf from the London Eye

taken 6 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

St George Wharf from the London Eye
St George Wharf from the London Eye
This view shows the St George Wharf development, with the tower under construction in May 2012. Lambeth Bridge crosses the centre, and Vauxhall bridge connects to the Wharf.
St George Wharf
Built in 2001, St George Wharf is a riverside development in the London Borough of Lambeth, located on the southern bank of the River Thames beside Vauxhall Bridge.
The 93,000 square metres (1,000,000 sq ft) mixed-use development is located between the Vauxhall Cross road junction and river, and is near Vauxhall station. The River Effra, one of the Thames' many underground tributaries, empties into the main river close-by.
The development comprises over 1,100 apartments, as well as offices, retail units and restaurants.

St George Wharf comprises the following blocks: Bridge House,
Drake House, Flagstaff House, Hamilton House, Kestrel House, The Tower, Fountain House, Ensign House, Galleon House, Jellicoe House, Aquarius House, Sentinel Point, Hanover House and Hobart House.

St George Wharf Tower is a residential skyscraper under construction at the development, and due for completion in 2014. When built, it will be 181 metres (594 ft) tall with 49 storeys, making it the tallest residential building in the country.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 16 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3020 7794 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.1259N 0:7.5740W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3060 7995
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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