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Heathrow Air Traffic Control Tower

 

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  • Heathrow Control Tower

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  • The tower accommodates 55 air traffic controllers.
  • The glazed control room weighs 900 tonnes and is 27 metres tall.
  • The tower is supported by a guyed mast, 56.5 metre tall with wires every 120 degrees for structural stability.
  • Located in the middle of the airport next to Terminal 3, the tower was jacked up by three 180 tonne jacks to reduce disruption each time by 14 metres to allow another section to be inserted underneath.

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Architect
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Developer
BAA PLC

Reference Data

Reference No.
4977
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
03-06-2009
 

Building Location

Address
Heathrow Airport, Hayes, London. TW6 2GA
Council
Hillingdon
County
Middlesex
Region
London
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Construction start date
2005
Completion date
2007

Pinnacle Type
Antenna
Roof Height (AGL)
87.00

Total Floors (O.G)
5

Market Data

Primary Use
Observation Tower


Construction Cost
£50,000,000.00
Budget Date
2007

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