30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

30 St Mary Axe, EC3A 8EP, London, England

30 St Mary Axe, affectionately known as the 'Gherkin', is a landmark curvilinear 40-storey office building in the heart of London's financial centre and is unlike any other ever conceived. With distinctive tapering form that minimises its footprint and effect on the London skyline and eco-friendly glazed skin with lightwells.

Sunday | 8am-to-5pm
Groups of 30 people every 10 mins, strictly 20 mins duration in total, first come basis. High security with bag and body scans. Bring photo ID. Last tour 4.30pm.
Open House volunteer access 5-6pm ONLY.
Entry: foyer, top of the building.
Tube: Aldgate; DLR/Tube: Bank;
Tube/Rail: Liverpool Street;
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