A skyscraper measuring more than 300m high is planned for London - one of hundreds in the pipeline. So what are the rules for high-rise buildings?
North West Developer, Urbanize Homes, has secured planning consent for an exciting new development of contemporary apartments in Piccadilly, Stockport.
A £27.2m funding deal to support the delivery of a 33-storey residential tower in Birmingham has been sealed.
London's had the Gherkin, the Cheese Grater and the Walkie Talkie and now, if the plans are approved, a new tower called the Tulip will join the skyline.
Plans to build a new skyscraper which would rival Sheffield’s tallest building have been granted outline planning permission.
Campaigners claim safety concerns of Salford residents are not being handled properly
Plans have been drawn up for a new skyscraper which would rival Sheffield’s tallest building.
Developers want to build a 32 storey building in the city centre making it one of the tallest buildings in South Yorkshire.
Councils are under pressure to build higher, but campaigners say new towers will ruin historic skylines
Tower will be able to accommodate more than 6,000 workers with free public viewing gallery
A Kuwaiti developer has unveiled plans to build the tallest office building in Birmingham as part of a £158m city centre development after years of delays.
Two new skyscrapers are to be added to Manchester’s ever-changing sky-line.
A planning application has been lodged with the council for a 51-storey and a 21-storey block of flats.
London's newest skyscraper is set to land two more tenants in a fillip for the £1 billion development, the Standard understands.
A major office building in south London has been sold to Dubai-based investors for £266.5m, as foreign buyers’ appetite for real estate in the capital shows no signs of slowing.
Sum paid for City skyscraper by Hong Kong food conglomerate Lee Kum Kee is highest ever for a single UK building
Luxury flats with a price tag of up to £50m were touted as an easy sell – yet have failed to shift as the London market slows
London is increasingly becoming a city of high-rise living. There are more than 700 tower blocks, ranging from brand new luxury developments to the post-war council-owned buildings seen as a quick-fix to cure problems caused by crumbling and unsanitary 19th Century hovels.
Hong Kong investors are emerging as the favourites to snap up a 50pc stake in London’s Walkie Talkie skyscraper, as rules governing the exporting of Chinese money tighten.
A Chinese company has confirmed the purchase of the ‘Cheesegrater’, the tallest building in the City of London, in what has been dubbed China’s biggest investment in the UK property market.
Some 400,000 people watched as about 20,000 fireworks were fired from a new skyscraper in Seoul.
The Lotte World Tower - South Korea's tallest building - took more than six years to build, while the pyrotechnics took a French team 17 days to install.
A new crop of towers could be on the way in Westminster after the city council on Monday launched a consultation on constructing taller buildings.
Less than a year after the controversial Paddington Pole was abandoned by developer Sellar Properties following a blaze of protest, the council is asking for views on building higher.
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