The Royal Liver Building is formerly the
tallest building in Europe (excluding
cathedrals and parliaments). It was also the
first reinforced concrete building built in the
United Kingdom, a modern skyscraper in
The clock faces of the tower are the largest
in the U.K after Shell Mex House. The heads
of the Royal Liver Society even used one as a
grand dining table before it was installed.
Within the Royal Liver Building are actually
sixteen lift shafts, although four of these are
now unused and have been in that state
Cladding the exterior is Norwegian Granite,
some 25,000 tonnes of material in total.
The building is so large, not because the
Royal Liver Society required large amounts of
space, but because they intended for the
building to operate as an investment. To this
day they only occupy two floors with the rest
profitably rented out to commercial
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