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Gherkin in receivership

The Gherkin, otherwise known as 30 St Mary Axe, has according to market reports gone into receivership today. While at time of writing there is no news item from appointed receivers Deloitte,┬áthe … Read More...

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Marathon runner competes as The Gherkin

A competitor in the 2014 London Marathon is raising funds by running as The Gherkin! Seb Falk (pictured in his costume) has run several marathons including an impressive sub-3hour run last year but … Read More...

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London Skyline: Depicted in sugar cubes

Here's the instantly recognisable London skyline - but most probably the first time you've seen it as sugar cube art! To celebrate the 10th birthday of the Museum of London Docklands and to … Read More...

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NSPCC Gherkin Challenge

In June the NSPCC is hosting the Gherkin Challenge (website). Described as being "an event for runners, climbers, stair fans, Gherkin geeks or anyone who is up for the challenge" the idea is to run … Read More...

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Living by a skyscraper

When submitting plans for a new skyscraper the architects have to give consideration to the impact the new building will have on the immediate environment. The structures not only have an impact up in … Read More...