BA London Eye
Also known as The Millennium Wheel
- The foundations of the London Eye are 33m
deep and the tension foundations contain
1,300 tonnes of concrete.
- There are 32 capsules, measuring 8m in
length and 4m in diameter which carry an
average of 15,000 people a day.
- The total power requirement to rotate the
London Eye at full capacity is a mere 500
watts, the equivalent of six average light
bulbs. The power requirements of lighting the
capsules are greater.
- The London Eye is one of the ten most
popular tourist attractions in the U.K. Despite
this Lambeth council have refused to give it
permanent planning permission.
- The London Eye won the Design Award in
2000 and a special Design Award in 2001.
The architects have also been honoured with
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- Marks Barfield Architects
- Consulting Engineer
- Tony Gee & Partners
- London Eye Company Limited
- Main Contractor
- Planning Consultant
- Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners
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- Albert Embankment, Waterloo, London. SW1
- United Kingdom
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