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Height: Occupied
142.3 m / 467 ft
 
Height: To Tip
190.1 m / 624 ft
Height: Architectural
190.1 m / 624 ft
 
The Scalpel Outline
Floors Above Ground
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Facts

Official Name The Scalpel
Other Names W.R. Berkley Tower, 52-54 Lime Street
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United Kingdom
City London
Street Address & Map 52 Lime Street
Postal Code EC3M 7AF
Building Function office
Proposed 2012
Construction Start 2015
Completion 2018
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Regional Ranking #59 Tallest in Europe
National Ranking #7 Tallest in United Kingdom
City Ranking #7 Tallest in London

Companies Involved

Owner W.R. Berkley Corporation
Architect
Design Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; TP Bennett Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
Main Contractor Skanska
Other Consultant
• Access Gillespies
• Cost EC Harris
Façade Permasteelisa Group
• Planning DP9 Ltd
Material Supplier
• Cladding PEC Group
• Sealants Sika Services AG

CTBUH Initiatives

Does London Need Tall Buildings?
7 Oct 2015 – Event Report

Global News

Construction Progressing on London's Scalpel
14 Sep 2016 – Currently under construction, the 39-story tower…

Skanska Signs Contract to Construct London’s Scalpel
10 Dec 2014 – Skanska has signed a £198 million (US $310 million…

‘Scalpel’ Skyscraper Approved
16 Jan 2013 – City of London planners have granted official…

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Construction Progressing on London's Scalpel
14 Sep 2016
Currently under construction, the 39-story tower at 52-54 Lime Street – known as The Scalpel – will climb 192 meters above the City of London, culminating with a peaked…
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Skanska Signs Contract to Construct London’s Scalpel
10 Dec 2014
Skanska has signed a £198 million (US $310 million) contract to build a new landmark office tower at 52 Lime Street in London. The project, dubbed "the Scalpel", is to…
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‘Scalpel’ Skyscraper Approved
16 Jan 2013
City of London planners have granted official approval for the GBP500 million (US$800 million) Kohn Pedersen Fox-designed skyscraper already known as “the Scalpel.” US…
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‘The Scalpel’ Planned for London Skyline
9 Jan 2013
The latest addition to London’s proposed skyline is a glass tower which has already been dubbed “The Scalpel.” The tower, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, will serve as the…

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