Revolving above London

 -Look Up, Look Down Challenge, Week 38

Every Thursday, I publish a post containing photo(s) taken from above or below, and invite you to join in the challenge by posting your own photos with an up or down perspective.
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Despite all the new skyscrapers in London, the BT Tower stands out on the skyline.  No matter where you are in London, it never seems far away.

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Opened in 1965, with the main structure standing 177 metres tall, the Post Office Tower (as it was then) was the tallest building in London until 1980, when it was surpassed by the NatWest Tower.  It was open to the public for visits and for meals in its revolving restaurant.

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The tower is no longer open to the public, though it does sometimes feature in the London Open House weekends.

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The Challenge

Click here to enter the challenge

Welcome to week 38 and a huge thank you to all who entered last week.  If I awarded prizes, Emilio would get the Cheekiest award, Simone would get the Quirkiest award and Raewyn would get the Arty Farty award.

You can see all of the entries from previous weeks on my Pinterest board if you are seeking inspiration, or are just plain nosy.

ll are welcome; please share your up or down perspective with us.  Simply create your own post as normal, create a link to this challenge and then click here to enter your link and to view other entries.  If you have any difficulties with the linky, please just leave your link in a comment below and I will upload your thumbnail.

Finally, please don’t forget to go and visit the other challengers and pass on your views and encouragement.

To find out more about how to enter, click here.  The linky list will open each Thursday at 00:01 GMT (or a bit before) and will be open for a week.

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24 thoughts on “Revolving above London

  1. I’ve never seen that before – it’s the exact opposite of what I imagine when I think of London 🙂 Thanks for sharing it at WWDD!

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    1. Yum, yum, yum, I love key lime pie. You should visit Ladyofthecakes (above) – she did some great reviews of key lime pie a month or so ago.

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      1. thanks – and I will visit lady of the cakes – so curious to read her review.
        Hope you are having a nice week so far…. May is going by so fast!!!

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      2. Okay Debbie – huge thanks and blog hug ❤ for sending me to the lady of the cakes – she has a bunch of reviews on key lime pie – yeah baby! I only checked out one – but will be going back to read them all. Also, her blog is just way cool and – well thanks for the mention cause you just never know!!!! have a great day.

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    1. It was. I was lucky enough to get back there on business a couple of years ago, for a special BT event. I only had my phone camera and it was hazy so the photos were useless.

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  2. Ooooooh, the Quirk Award is finally mine 🙂
    BT tower brings back a shedload of memories… my campus was just round the corner, and one of my fave Indian restaurants is, too.

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    1. I remember buying a postcard with the stamps that featured the Post Office Tower and posting it from a special post box in the tower. I still have them soemwhere.

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