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Southwark is a London borough in South East London. It is directly south of the River Thames and the City of London, and forms part of Inner London. Southwark includes some important landmarks such as Tower Bridge, the Millennium Bridge, and London Bridge. The skyscraper Shard London Bridge, under construction, will be the tallest building in the EU when completed. Parts of The South Bank Centre arts complex, including the Tate Modern Art Gallery are within the borough, as is Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Borough Market near London Bridge is probably London's most famous food market.


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Good idea to split, just a bit too soon, when Southwark has completed :
The Shard (310m)
Spire 1(250m),
Spire 2 (200m)
Beetham Tower (160m)
Spire 3 (150m),
The Quill(110m),
The Place(90m),
Herzog Extension Tate Modern(80m),
NEO Bankside (80m)

As well as the soon to be renovated Guys Hospital Tower

Then it would be the ideal candidate for a separate London Skyline thread to rival The City - because I think with these buildings completed Southwark would have a better skyline than presant day Canary Wharf. That place has stagnated.
 

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I think the Quill's going to be closer to 110m, unless it's had a height decrease I haven't heard about? (Which might be the case, not heard much about it in a long while.)
 

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This should dramatically change this area's skyline.

First Look At Three Spires

This night-time image is the first publicly available rendering of what could be the tallest residential project in Britain, Three Spires.



For the bearings of the view, it shows the tallest of what will be three residential towers. Situated on the westernmost part of the site, it can be easily identified thanks not only to the City of London viewable in the background to the north, but also due to Wolfson House on the far left that is part of the Guy's Hospital complex.

Developed by the Sellar Property Group who are currently leading the rising Shard, they are designed by Tate Modern architects Herzog + de Meuron as a visually complimentary piece to what will be London's first supertall tower with glistening glass facades wrapping the slender geometric shapes. They are, in effect, slivers of glass tapering sharply at their peaks.

The towers are massed to sit along part of St Thomas Street from west to east, with the tallest one believed to be about 260 metres in height in the centre of the site, followed by one of perhaps 210 metres to the west overlooking Melior Street, and the shortest one (not pictured) to the east bounded by Vinegar Yard approximately the height of Guy's Hospital.

The project has yet to be submitted for planning permission, but can still be expected to surface sooner or later despite the on-going lack of concrete news about the development.
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