London's 73-storey Trellis skyscraper gets green light

By Jill Treanor

1 Undershaft will be second tallest building in western Europe after the Shard and will include a free public viewing gallery

A skyscraper almost as tall as the Shard is to be added to the central London skyline, after a 73-storey building was granted planning approval.

Known as 1 Undershaft, the site's address in London's financial district, and nicknamed the Trellis, it will be the second tallest building in western Europe after the Shard, at more than 300 metres.

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