London

United Kingdom

Facts

Density

0 people per km²

0 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

30 Completed • 10 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (46%)

Most Common Material*

Composite (54%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

47

Tallest City in

the World
#

3

Tallest City in

Europe
#

1

Tallest City in

United Kingdom

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

The Shard

306 m / 1,004 ft

2

22 Bishopsgate

278.2 m / 913 ft

3

One Canada Square

236 m / 774 ft

4

Landmark Pinnacle

233.2 m / 765 ft

5

Salesforce Tower

230 m / 755 ft

6

The Leadenhall Building

224 m / 735 ft

7

Newfoundland Place

219.7 m / 721 ft

8

Aspen at Consort Place

215.8 m / 708 ft

9

Valiant Tower

214.5 m / 704 ft

10

One Park Drive

204.9 m / 672 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH 2021 Global Walking Tour: London

12 November 2021

CTBUH 2021 International Conference

08-12 November 2021

Videos

01 December 2021

The Making of 22 Bishopsgate

Gain an insider's perspective on 22 Bishopsgate, the second tallest building in London. The video provides insights on all stages of the process from key...

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Research

15 December 2021

Overcoming Carbon, Climate, and Societal Challenges in Cities

The tall building, the city, and by extension, urban life, are all facing unprecedented challenges, in multiple aspects—carbon, climate, and societal. The planet’s rapid urbanization...

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Global News

11 May 2022

London Skyscraper Plans Put on Hold

Housing secretary Michael Gove has issued an Article 31 notice halting work on Make’s redevelopment of the ITV Studios site on London’s  South Bank. Lambeth Council...

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