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The last Police Box and telephone post

Learn about the history of the Police Phones of the Boobies, the English police officers, though no longer functional as a Telephone Post, in St Martin le Grand, near St Paul’s Cathedral, City of London.

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Gherkin - Skyscraper-The City - London - Cityoki

Gherkin, the tapered, curved skyscraper in the City

Located in the business district of La City, “30 St Mary Axe” or “Swiss Re Tower” was built in 2004 and designed by the renowned architect Norman Foster. Londoners affectionately call it the ‘Gherkin’ because of its distinctive shape.

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