The original 44-storey design - which was 150m (492ft) to the roof, 167m (548ft) to the structural top and 192m to the tip (630ft) - was scaled down following objections by the Civil Aviation Authority. The reduction in height also coincided with the World Trade Center attack on September 11th 2001 in New York City and a foiled attempt by the IRA to bomb Birmingham city centre.
Winner 'Glass Project of the Year' (2005) at the UK Glass & Glazing Awards.
The lower 18 floors of the tower are occupied by a 220-bed Radisson SAS conference hotel with floors 19-39 being taken up by 158 luxury apartments. 10 Holloway Circus was the tallest mixed-use building in the United Kingdom until the completion of Beetham Tower in Manchester.
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