Bishopsgate London, Architecture, Photos, Buildings, Offices, Projects, Images
Bishopsgate London : Building Photos
Offices Development in the City, England, UK
7 Nov 2012
Photo © Adrian Welch, Nov 2012
Photos © Adrian Welch, Jun 2007
Bishopsgate buildings, City of London
110 Bishopsgate : Heron Tower
photo © Nick Weall
photo © Adrian Welch, Jun 2007
photo © Nick Weall
Bishopsgate London building photographs taken with Panasonic DMC-FX01 lumix camera; Leica lense: 2816×2112 pixels – original photos available upon request: info(at)e-architect.com
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Bishopsgate is one of the 25 wards of the City of London and also the name of a major road (part of the A10) between Gracechurch Street and Norton Folgate in the northeast corner of London’s main financial district. Bishopsgate is named after one of the original eight gates in the London Wall. The site of this former gate is marked by a stone bishop’s mitre, fixed high upon a building located at Bishopsgate’s junction with Wormwood Street, by the gardens there and facing the Heron Tower.
Although tens of thousands of people commute to and work in the ward, it has a resident population of only 222 (2011).
The ward (which is large by City standards) is bounded by Worship Street to the north, where the edge of the City meets the boroughs of Islington and Hackney. It neighbours Portsoken ward and the borough of Tower Hamlets in the east. The western boundary is formed by Old Broad Street and Broad Street ward itself. Bishopsgate also bounds the wards of Aldgate (southeast), Coleman Street (west), Cornhill (southwest) and Lime Street (south). Bishopsgate ward straddles the (now former) line of the Wall and the old gate and is often (even today) divided into “Within” and “Without” parts, with a deputy (alderman) appointed for each part.
Since the 1994 (City) and 2003 (ward) boundary changes, almost all of the ward is Without; only a small area surrounding the Leathersellers’ livery hall remains as Bishopsgate Within. The ward previously extended much further south, along the Bishopsgate road and Gracechurch Street to meet Langbourn ward, but in the 2003 changes much of the Within part was transferred to Cornhill and Lime Street. No changes to Bishopsgate’s ward boundaries occurred in the 2013 boundary changes. Source: wikipedia
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