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25 April 2014 | By: M@

Alternative Uses For The Gherkin

Alternative Uses For The Gherkin

The Gherkin has been placed in receivership, fuelling speculation that it could soon be sold. A change of ownership could prompt a change of use. To help the new owners, we've dipped into the archive to find a selection of alternative uses that we and others have envisaged for the distinctive skyscraper over the years.


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john chapman

Robby the Robot,yes please.Think of the tourists it would attract.


You already have a terrible eyesore in your city, London eye..... simply disgusting..... believe me, tourists come to London because of its charm, not because it's beautiful.... it is not.... for that, we would go to Paris, Rome or Instanbul :)

Chris Swann

Lostin the embankment

Guest 53

It would make a really good solarium. You could tan on any floor and perhaps establish a pineapple (sic) farm.

Tube Geek

Just put a top hat on it, that will attract tourists!