City tower gets planning green light!

London tower builders are on alert after plans for 55 Gracechurch Street, a 32-storey scheme in the Square Mile were approved by City planners this morning (26th January 2021). The existing eight-storey building, built in 1992 and designed by Sheppard Robson, will be torn down with the site part of the City cluster of tall buildings that includes 22 Bishopsgate, finished by Multiplex before Christmas, and the Walkie Talkie at 20 Fenchurch Street and whose shadow the Fletcher Priest scheme will sit in. Read more here >>