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London town is falling up


Skyscrapers are shooting up all over London, transforming a skyline once dominated by Big Ben and St Paul's Cathedral. Some Londoners are delighted at their city's Manhattanisation but others warn it risks losing its soul. - AFP

Skyscrapers are shooting up all over London, transforming a skyline once dominated by Big Ben and St Paul's Cathedral. Some Londoners are delighted at their city's Manhattanisation but others warn it risks losing its soul. - AFP

As towers reach for the sky in London, some people are worrying about the city’s ancient roots.

SKYSCRAPERS are shooting up all over London, transforming a skyline once dominated by Big Ben and St Paul’s Cathedral. Some Londoners are delighted at their city’s “Manhattanisation” but others warn it risks losing its soul.

   

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