The Gherkin

Borough outskirts

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. RIBA Stirling Prize Winner 2004.

The building has become an iconic symbol of London and is one of the city's most widely recognised examples of modern architecture.

Opening Days/Times
Sunday 9am-5pm
(source: http://events.londonopenhouse.org/building/14974)

Tour Times: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. Open House volunteer priority entry not valid.

Last tour 4.30pm.

Entry Areas: foyer, top of the building.

User's info of QYPO:Price range: High end, Child friendly: No; Disabled access: Yes

Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.

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