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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 £108† 37% 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
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £110† 21% 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
DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £64† 21% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 6 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... 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
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Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
London > Attractions > Sights
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | 3 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Comprising 224 metres of gleaming glass and steel, The Leadenhall Building , affectionately known as 'The Cheesegrater' due to its ... 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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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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Dabbers Social Bingo
London > Entertainment >
13-22 Houndsditch, EC3A | 7 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime with a theatrical drinking, dining and entertainment experience. Cups of ... More
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... 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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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 9 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 17 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 3 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
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Puttshack Bank
London > Leisure > Golf
1 Poultry, Bank, EC2R | 6 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Putting a swing into your social life, Puttshack brings crazy golf into the 21st century with high tech equipment, blinging ... More
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Ned's Club Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Ned London, 27 Poultry, EC2R | 6 minutes from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Centred around a 20-metre marble-lined swimming pool, Ned's Club Spa is a lavish subterranean space that invites both The Ned hotel guests and outside visitors ... 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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The Bootlegger
London > Nightlife > Bars
25-26 Lime Street, EC3M | 1 minute from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
Celebrating the glamour of the Prohibition era, The Bootlegger brings alive America's roaring twenties in its retro basement. The extensive drinks menu includes ... More
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Vagabond Monument
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
51 Gracechurch Street, Monument, EC3V | 1 minute from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
There are 160 wines to try at Vagabond Monument, the eighth wine bar from the group to open its ... More
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Bedales at Leadenhall
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
55 Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 1 minute from Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
A hidden wine bar and vault found beneath the cobblestone alleys of Leadenhall Market. ... 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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