The BT Tower is a communications tower located in Fitzrovia, London, owned by BT Group. It has been previously known as the GPO Tower, the Post Office Tower and the Telecom Tower. The main structure is 177 metres (581 ft) high, with a further section of aerial rigging bringing the total height to 189 metres (620 ft). Its Post Office code was YTOW.To find out how to plan a trip to London, use our trip itinerary maker.
Upon completion in 1964, it overtook the Millbank Tower to become the tallest building in both London and the United Kingdom, titles that it held until 1980, when it in turn was overtaken by the NatWest Tower.
BT Tower (The British Telecom Tower) Reviews
Finally managed to walk to the base of this building. I say base because, without seeing it with your own eyes, you wouldn’t believe it - it’s just some structured concrete. Everything above street... more »
Best view is from the Shard, we did see this on the Hop on hop off bus too but difficult to photograph. We didn't enter here. more »
Amazing views, great and friendly staff. Easy to get to with only a mile to walk from the nearest tube station. The fact you can be so high up in the sky and the building you are on revolves is seriously impressive. If you get the chance to go then do, you won't regret it.
What a venue to throw a party. We were asked by our client to throw a summer of 69 themed party at the BT tower and it was very exciting. The venue is of course very unique and the fact it does a full 360 revolution whilst you are dancing away is a USP to say the least. The venue staff were perfect. Everyone of them were amazing and we could not of wanted it any better. We cannot wait to be back here planning events for our clients.
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