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|Cleveland Street, Camden|
London ENG United Kingdom
| - communication|
| - observation|
| - office|
| - restaurant|
| - highrise|
| - sign|
| - tower|
| - concrete core|
| - modern|
| - glass|
| - concrete, reinforced|
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- Architect: Eric Bedford
- The tower was commisioned by the GPO(General Post Office) to carry microwave signals and transport telecommunications traffic around London and the UK.
- Construction began in June 1961, it topped out on July 15th 1964.
- The tower became operational on October 8th 1965 and opened to the public on May 16th 1966.
- Was the UKs tallest building from 1964-1980.
- It is also known as the 'Post Office Tower'.
- In 1970 there was an IRA attack in the observation area.
- The tower had a revolving restauraunt on the 34th floor known as 'The Top of The Tower'.
- In 1981 the revolving resturaunt closed due to expiration of the lease.
- The buildings two lifts can reach the top in 30 seconds.
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