The Cheesegrater London, 122 Leadenhall Street Building, Architects, Tower, Image, Design

Cheesegrater London : The Leadenhall Building

London Skyscraper, England – design by Richard Rogers, architect

11 Jan 2011

The Cheesegrater Tower

Latest photo of The Cheesegrater tower site by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners: groundwork for The Cheesegrater is in the foreground, with The Pinnacle behind:
The Cheesegrater site
tower photo © Nick Weall

The Cheesegrater

122 Leadenhall Street, City of London – aka The Cheese Grater
Architects: Richard Rogers Partnership; now Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

The Cheesegrater – Skyscraper Design

Cheesgrater London 122 Leadenhall Street London
images : Cityscape

The Cheese Grater – Building Information

Height: 225m high ; 47/48 storeys
Type: office block – tower
Owner: British Land
Planning permission: 2005
Tower nickname: ‘The Cheesgrater’
Approx. cost: £286m

The Cheese Grater should become the tallest building in City of London

122 Leadenhall Street – Site Photograph © Nick Weall, Sep 2010
122 Leadenhall Street site
photo © Nick Weall

122 Leadenhall Street – Site Progress Photograph © Adrian Welch, Sep 2008:
The Cheesegrater London site
photo © Adrian Welch

122 Leadenhall Street – previous building on the site – Former Post Office building
Architects: Gollins Melvin Ward Partnership – GMW
This London skyscraper was 54m high ; 14 storeys

The Cheesegrater London : main page

122 Leadenhall Street Tower – Demolition

Building on the Cheesegrater site being demolished from the bottom-up because the floors were hung from above:
Cheesegrater site Former Post Office building
pictures © Adrian Welch

Site of the ‘Cheesegrater’ – 122 Leadenhall Street tower is opposite the Lloyds building. 122 Leadenhall St architecture context – Lloyds Building:
Lloyds Building next to The Cheesegrater London
image © Adrian Welch

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Location: 122 Leadenhall Street, London, England, UK

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The Cheesegrater London Offices
photo : Paul Raftery
The Cheesegrater London Offices – 20 May 2016

Tall Buildings adjacent to The Cheese Grater

Swiss Re Building
Swiss Re Building
photo © Nick Weall

Tower 42
Tower 42
photo © Nick Weall

Key Building close by to The Cheese Grater

Bank of England Building
Bank of England Building
picture © Adrian Welch

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Daiwa Building

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The Cheese Grater London images from Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners.

122 Leadenhall Street tower photographs taken with Panasonic DMC-FX01 lumix camera; Leica lense: 2816×2112 pixels – original photos available upon request: info(at)

122 Leadenhall Street architect : Richard Rogers

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