21/10/2013 00:32 by Buildington
A helicopter clipped the top of the crane on The Tower at around 8am today. The pilot wanted to land at London Heliport at Battersea due to bad weather. The crane at the St George’s Wharf development is currently “in a precarious position”.
Read the full story here: http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/helicopter-crash-in-london-two-killed-13-injured-in-scenes-of-absolute-madness-and-fear-8453239.html
16/01/2013 15:50 by Buildington
A unique collection of two duplex penthouses situated on the pinnacle levels of The Tower now launched.
The City & Royal Parks Penthouses are located at the height of luxury on levels 46 & 47, offering unsurpassed views over London. Exquisite interiors inspired by their position in the sky blend seamlessly to create truly incredible views of the London skyline.
Source: thetower-onestgeorgewharf.co.uk 2012
22/09/2012 02:02 by Buildington
The Tower will have a dramatic "vertical axis" wind turbine generating 20,000kWh of energy per year for the 223 flats below. Boreholes have been drilled 160 metres to reach the London aquifer, where groundwater remains at a constant temperature all year round.
Water is pumped from the boreholes and used to heat apartments and provide hot water. High-performance triple glazing acts as an insulation skin.
Read more - Energy-efficient new homes: high on luxury, low on bills http://es.homesandproperty.co.uk/property_news/smart_moves_and_new_homes/energyefficientnewhomesjuly2011.html
04/08/2011 17:42 by Buildington
The Tower will soar almost 600ft and house 223 of the capital’s most luxurious homes, including a unique three-storey penthouse.
“This exclusive scheme will appeal to a truly international audience, as London is still recognised as the world capital,” says Mark Griffiths, managing director of St George. He says The Tower is already “generating a lot of interest” from around the globe.
Living the high life: homes in skyscrapers http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/8671478/Living-the-high-life-homes-in-skyscrapers.html
02/08/2011 19:44 by Buildington
13/07/2011 20:28 by Buildington