Interesting facts about the Gherkin

30 St Mary Axe, better known by its nickname the Gherkin, is London’s most instantly recognisable tower. With 41 storeys, it is 180 meters (591 feet) tall. The building has a total floor space of about 47,950 square meters (516,100 square feet). Construction began in 2001 and the Gherkin was finished in December of 2003. It was … Read more