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London Eye
General information
KyndWhat is this?
LocationSouth Bank o <-what is this?the River Thames, London Borough of Lambeth, UK
Coordinates51°30′12″N 0°07′11″W / 51.5033°N 0.1197°W / 51.5033; -0.1197Coordinates: 51°30′12″N 0°07′11″W / 51.5033°N 0.1197°W / 51.5033; -0.1197
CompletitMairch 2000[1]
Opened31 December 1999 (ceremonial, wioot passengers)[2]
1 Februar 2000 (first passengers carried)[citation needit]
9 Mairch 2000 (opened tae general public)[2]
Cost£70 million[3]
Hicht135 metre (443 ft)[4]
Diameter120 metre (394 ft)[4]
Design an construction
AirchitectFrank Anatole, Nic Bailey, Julia Barfield, Steve Chilton, Malcolm Cook, David Marks, Mark Sparrowhawk[5]
Airchitectur firmMarks Barfield Architects[6]

The London Eye (Scots: Lunnon Ee) is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank o the River Thames in Lunnon.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. London Eye
  2. a b London's big wheel birthday
  3. Reece, Damian (6 Mey 2001). "London Eye is turning at a loss". The Daily Telegraph.
  4. a b "Structurae London Eye Millennium Wheel". web page. Nicolas Janberg ICS. 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2011.
  5. "The London Eye". UK Attractions.com. 31 December 1999. Archived frae the original on 16 Januar 2010. Retrieved 7 Januar 2010.
  6. "About the London Eye". Retrieved January 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. "Arup | Thoughts | How big can Ferris wheels get?". Thoughts.arup.com. 23 September 2013. Retrieved 21 Mey 2014.