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Centre Point

Identification

Centre Point
Centre Point Tower
110678

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
concrete
exposed structure
modernism

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • The construction cost was £5.5m.
  • On completion, Centre Point proved unpopular and remained unlet for twelve years.
  • The tower is constructed from pre-cast concrete sections and at the time was the world's tallest pre-cast concrete office building.
  • As part of a renovation programme, the base of the tower has been wrapped in a glass envelope to provide a modern reception area and improved access.
  • Centre Point was one of London's first tall buildings to be built on large diameter deep piles.
  • The building is Grade II Listed.

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Location

103 New Oxford Street
WC1 A1DD
United Kingdom

Technical Data

384.84 ft
384.84 ft
35
1963
1967

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developer

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • City landmark
  • National landmark