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Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch StreetDesigned by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars parked underneath it during the peak of the summer heat in 2013. With measures put in place to prevent further melting mishaps, the Walkie Talkie promises to be one of the most hotly anticipated buildings to open in London in 2014 with its 'garden in the sky'. The distincitve top heavy design allows for a top floor Sky Garden which span three floors and offers uninterrupted views across the City. Served by two express lifts, visitors arrive to a beautiful landscaped garden at level 35, a bar and viewing area at level 36 and, to top it all, a public terrace, restaurant and cafe at level 37. The Sky Garden will be a truly unique space and has been designed to create an open and vibrant place of leisure offering visitors a rare chance to experience London from a different viewpoint. The 37 storey, 525ft (160 metre) high, £500 million building also offers 690,000 square feet of office space and contains over 28,000m3 of concrete, 13,000 tonnes of structural and reinforcing steel and approximately 33,000 metres squared of glass - equivalent to more than 4.5 football pitches.

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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £60† 23% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 2 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
Threadneedles, Marriott Autograph Collection
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £97† 41% off
5 Threadneedles Street, EC2R | 3 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Housed in an esteemed former banking hall in the City, this magnificent boutique hotel provides a luxurious sanctuary. The spacious rooms are decorated in a chic ... More
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £66† 31% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 4 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
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The London Underwriting Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Opened in October 1993, The London Underwriting Centre (LUC) at 3 Minster Court is a purpose-built building where the world's leading insurance and reinsurance companies can ... More
St Dunstan in the East
London > Attractions > Sights
St Dunstan's Hill, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
This secluded garden nestles in the ruins of St Dunstan in the East, the building was rebuilt after the Great Fire of London only to be ... More
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Heron Tower
London > Attractions > Sights
110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
When it was completed in March 2011 Heron Tower was the tallest building in the City of London, a title soon snatched from it by the ... More
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The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fish Street Hill, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a £4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling energetic ... More
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it was ... More
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried here. ... More
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Halloween at the Top
London > Events > Seasonal †Dates: Saturday 29th October 2016
Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street, 20 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | Same location as Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Adding another fear factor to Halloween, Sky Garden is taking the occasion to horrifying new heights with Halloween at the Top, a fancy dress party 35 ...More
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Santa Monica at Skylounge
London > Events > Foodie Events †Dates: 1st June to 30th September 2016
Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street, Tower of London, 7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 4 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Following on from last year's Nantucket Beach Club, the SkyLounge presents another summer residency in 2016, this time taking inspiration from Santa Monica. The stylish rooftop ...More
The Lord Mayor's Show
London > Events > Kids Events †Dates: Saturday 12th November 2016 - 11am-2.30pm
Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street, City of London, EC4N | 5 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
The new Lord Mayor and dozens of colourful floats and performers parade....More
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St Olave's Church
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
8 Hart Street, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Church dating from 1056 and the burial place of Samuel Pepys. This is the parish church of Trinity House with many interesting historical features. It has ... More
Old Billingsgate
London > Entertainment >
1 Old Billingsgate Walk, 16 Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 5 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
150 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 1 minute from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
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Cycle Republic, Fenchurch Street
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
23 Lime Street (off Fenchurch Street), EC3M | 1 minute from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
After opening its first London site in 2014, Cycle Republic - the cycling-only specialist store from Halfords - now boasts ... More
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Leadenhall Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Leadenhall Market is a restored Victorian covered market that sells traditional game, poultry, fish and meat. Although there has been a forum (market place) on where ... More
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Sky Garden
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | Same location as Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
The free-to-access Sky Garden, occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the Walkie Talkie), gives diners several different ... More
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Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | Same location as Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
High up on level 37 of 20 Fenchurch Street (Rafael Vinoly's top heavy building also known as the Walkie Talkie) is the Fenchurch Seafood Bar and ... More
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Darwin Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | Same location as Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
An all-day brasserie inspired by nature, Darwin Brasserie is a modern, stylish restaurant on level 36 of 20 Fenchurch Street with wonderful views to enjoy while ... More
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Pitman Training Centre
London > Education > Professional Training
Warnford Court, 29 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 5 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Secretarial, clerical and IT training... More
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Curzons
London > Leisure > Fitness
55 Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
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Fitness First
London > Leisure > Fitness
55 Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
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Pulse Light Clinic
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
141-142 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 1 minute from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Iron out those wrinkles or obliterate those pesky freckles - this clinic specialises in the latest in photorejuventation therapy. ... More
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
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Dirty Martini, Monument
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Lovat Lane, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
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Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
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Swingers
London > Nightlife >
Brown's Buildings, Bury Street, EC3A | 4 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
It started out in 2015 as a pop up in Shoreditch but a year later Swingers gets a permanent bigger and better home at Brown's Buildings, ... More
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 4 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
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30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 5 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
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Henry Wessel
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Twenty-seven photographs recently acquired by the Tate, depicting America's social landscape and commonplace moments in the lives of strangers. Curated ...More

Chen Zhen And Leonilson: Objects For Mending
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Works by two artists, one Chinese and one Brazilian, who struggled against serious illness and reflected that experience in their ...More

Russian Revolutionary Posters
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A display of street posters from the Soviet era, when they played a significant role in Bolshevik communication with the ...More

Elements Of Chance
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An exhibition curated by Matthew Gale, which explores how some surrealist artists such as Jean Arp explored the notion and ...More

Leon Golub & Hrair Sarkissian: Facing History
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Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street

Works by two artists whose subject-matter is violence and atrocity. Golub's three canvases draw upon news photographs from the Vietnam ...More

Nicholas Hlobo
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street

Artworks which utilise craft techniques of stitching and weaving to express the challenges of talking openly about homosexuality in South ...More

Homeworkers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street

An exhibition, curated by Ann Coxon and Valentina Ravagli, of artworks employing materials traditionally associated with the domestic sphere. Artists ...More

Arte Povera And Anti-Form
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street

An art exhibition curated by Mark Godfrey and Helen Sainsbury, which explores how from the late 1960s many artists began ...More

Beyond Surrealism
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street

Works exploring how the surrealist movement extended its influence towards artists such as Pablo Picasso; and how psychoanalytical theories and ...More

Giorgio De Chirico And Jannis Kounellis
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An exhibition exploring how two different artists responded to surrealism, and employed surrealist techniques in fresh contexts....More

 
 
 
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