Breathtaking Photos Of London Town From Above – Design You Trust

Breathtaking Photos Of London Town From Above

1
The Shard seen from the Walkie-Talkie, City of London. The counterweight of the Walkie-Talkie crane provided a spectacular view of the Shard. (Photo by Bradley L. Garrett)

2
The Shard, Southwark. When construction was close to completion, the cranes on top of the Shard jutted over the side, allowing for a unique view on to the central core. (Photo by Bradley L. Garrett)

3
The Shard. A group spent Christmas on top of the Shard. (Photo by Dan Salisbury)

4
Battersea Power Station. The chimney rims are thinner on top than you might expect. (Photo by Bradley L. Garrett)

5
Battersea Power Station. The view from the top of one of the chimneys, prior to its redvelopment. (Photo by Marc Explo)

6
Denning Point, Aldgate. Watching the city lights from the top of a council block. (Photo by Bradley L. Garrett)

7
British Museum, Bloomsbury. The roof of the British Museum was as spectacular from above as it is from inside. (Photo by Alex Oattes)

8
NEO Bankside, Southwark. These high-end apartment blocks near the Tate Modern provided a vantage point to peer into the ongoing construction of the gallery extension. (Photo by Mike Deere)

9
Gasometers, Hornsey. These gasometers in north London are currently under threat of demolition. (Photo by Bradley L. Garrett)

10
St Alphage House, City of London. An office block connected to the Barbican Estate. (Photo by Bradley L. Garrett)

11
Westfield shopping centre, Hammersmith. One explorer planned to sledge the mounds of the roof in winter, but didn’t get a chance before the snow melted. (Photo by Alastair Batchelor)

12
Construction crane, City of London. An explorer scales a crane. (Photo by Luca Carenzo)

13
One Tower Bridge, Southwark. The One Tower Bridge development offered a view down to City Hall, and up to the sky. (Photo by Theo Kindynis)

14
Trocadero, London. The roof of the Trocadero at Piccadilly Circus was like a huge, empty playground. (Photo by Bradley L. Garrett)

15
Petticoat Tower, City of London. A rooftop birthday barbecue on the top of Petticoat Tower was cut short by police, who detained attendees. (Photo by Bradley L. Garrett)

16
King’s Reach Tower, Southwark. A view of the Oxo Tower and the Thames. (Photo by Winch)

17
Cranbrook Estate, Bethnal Green. Two explorers check to see if the police are responding to their “popping” the roof hatch. (Photo by Thomas Dekeyser)

18
Alexandra Palace. The rooftop of “Ally Pally”, an ornament of the Victorian age and the cradle of TV broadcasting. (Photo by Bradley L. Garrett)

19
Centre Point, Soho. This 33-storey 1960s tower has been a target of urban explorers for years. The addition of scaffolding allowed access. (Photo by Theo Kindynis)

If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Frozen Landscapes Tell A Winter’s Tale In New Photographs By Kilian Schönberger
Spectacular Winning Images of The Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2022
Breathtaking Aerial Shots Of Barcelona, Revealing The City's Symmetry
Cyberpunk Neon Fantasy: Moscow’s Outskirts As You’ve Never Seen Them Before
A Photographer Took Stunning Portraits Of Beautiful Women With Their Eyes Shut
Lovely Rainy Day Photos That Look Like Oil Paintings
This Woman Has Dedicated Her Life To Taking Pictures Of The Oldest Trees On The Planet
2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer Of The Year - Cities Gallery
Photographer Roland Miller Has Created Fascinating Photos Of NASA's Abandoned Launch Sites
This Photographer Uses Drones To Capture Mountain Halos, And The Result Is Out Of This World
A Ukrainian Photographer Turns Long-Haul Trains Into A Fashion Fantasy In Her New Series
Photographer Captures The Victims Of Forest Fire Pose In The Ruins Of Their Houses
"Detached, in Harmony": Artist Taking Conceptual Photography to New Heights
New Past: Impressive Double Exposure Portraits by Omi Kim
Beautiful Self-Portraits Of Lee Godie, A Homeless Artist Who Turned Bus Station Photobooths Into Her Private Studio From The 1960s
"It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia": Stunning Mid-Century Mugshots From The City Of Brotherly Love
Wonderful Photos That Prove People Had More Class In The Past
Beautiful Nordic Nature Through The Lens Of Photographer Roger Brendhagen
The Veteran Art Project: Powerful Photos Reveal The Real People Behind The Military Uniforms
Treasure-Laden Viking Cemetery Discovered in Poland
NYC Taxi Drivers 2014 Beefcake Calendar
Isolated Musicians Perform From Rooftops In Iran
Alien Landscapes
A Collection of Incredible Rare Color Photographs of France in World War I