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Old June 7th, 2005, 02:24 PM   #1
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The Tower, One St George Wharf | Vauxhall | 181m | 49 fl

St George's Wharf Tower, Vauxhall, London - 181m




I do believe this tower was approved not so long ago and well I was just on SSP and forumer MJPhilly in his photo thread of London took this picture of the Vauxhall area..........




Note the red crane still working on the massive development of St George's Wharf......now is that small red drill peice to the far right aiding in the construction of the last section of Kestrel House (5 [shown below] - the last bit of that large complex) or is the first construction picture of the St George's Wharf Tower???


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Old June 7th, 2005, 02:53 PM   #2
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Well bugger me!
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Old June 7th, 2005, 07:00 PM   #3
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I hope this is the start, but can they really get it going so quickly? It does look like a piling machine.
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Old June 7th, 2005, 08:14 PM   #4
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Excellent

Lets hope its a move in the right direction. Could be a great summer with this, lime street, and possibly columbus going up.
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Old June 7th, 2005, 08:19 PM   #5
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I saw the crane quiet a while back but thought that was to do with the smaller buildings. Didn't see the smaller red crane type thingy last time I looked.
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Old June 8th, 2005, 01:37 AM   #6
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Stunning news if true ... can somebody get down there ASAP and get some more pics?
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Old June 8th, 2005, 03:25 AM   #7
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must say on a side note, that pic really shows the devlopment in a good light. I know some aren't too keen. But I really like it
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Old June 8th, 2005, 09:40 AM   #8
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have all the agreements been signed yet????.... well I suppose they could start doing soil tests etc anyway...... I might be able to get a closer look later today
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Old June 8th, 2005, 10:22 AM   #9
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I doubt they would be starting this so soon as if hey have permission now then it would only have been inthe last month as they had issues to resolve as part of the outcome of the inquiry. They stil have the small matter of finishing the other stages of St Georges wharf first & i'd imagine they would need some pre-sales to get the ball moving & tehy haven't started marketing this yet.

Still give it 6months & this will probably be in full swing.
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Old June 8th, 2005, 10:30 AM   #10
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I took this pic 3 weeks ago, the crane was already there : (peeping behind the building on the top left corner)

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Old June 8th, 2005, 11:16 AM   #11
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God, the finished St George's Wharf buildings need to be sent to Moscow where they belong... why couldnt they have built the whole development the way that the Tower will look? I guess the contrast will make us appreciate the design of the tower more... possibly. Broadway Malyan are stange, their designs are sometimes so different.
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Old June 8th, 2005, 11:47 AM   #12
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This development is really awful.
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Old June 8th, 2005, 12:07 PM   #13
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This development is really awful.
I can never understand the hatred for this building, expecially when it's more or less in the same style as the Beetham Towers, one of which will be gracing the South Bank, as well as the green glass of Columbus Tower.
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Old June 8th, 2005, 12:44 PM   #14
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I meant St George's Wharf development as a whole - not the tower. The tops of these buildings are crap.
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Old June 8th, 2005, 01:38 PM   #15
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I think they're great - probably my favourite low-rise apartment blocks anywhere in the capital (sure as hell beat morelondon and some of the generic stuff down at the 'wharf). They're a little different for London, but certainly not ugly... I like the way it echos the design of the MI6 building across the road. As I said, probably not the style of London, but if we can have Manhatten in Canary Wharf, why not Miami Dade in Vauxhall?
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Old June 8th, 2005, 01:40 PM   #16
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I took this pic 3 weeks ago, the crane was already there : (peeping behind the building on the top left corner)
Yes but what about the pile driver ???
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Old June 8th, 2005, 02:35 PM   #17
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well i have no idea, what i do know is the current development is more or less sold out (all five phases) and they are going to market a new phase soon which can only be the tower.
incidentally, if anyone wants the penthouse in hamiliton house which occupies the whole of the top of the building they can pick it up for a cool 4.5 million quid.
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Old June 8th, 2005, 03:38 PM   #18
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I'll start saving then.
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Old June 8th, 2005, 04:08 PM   #19
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its stunning, located over three floors. has a double height reception room, double height bedrooms, internal atriums, amazing apartment.
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Old June 8th, 2005, 04:11 PM   #20
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Photo taken 2 weeks ago. You can see the red thing which we suspect is a piling device. Will try and get some closer shots soon.

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