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London Eye
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General information
Status Complete
Teep Ferris wheel
Location South Bank o the River Thames, London Borough of Lambeth, UK
Coordinates 51°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
Completit Mairch 2000[1]
Opened 31 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]
Hicht 135 metres (443 ft)[4]
Dimensions
Diameter 120 metres (394 ft)[4]
Design an construction
Airchitect Frank Anatole, Nic Bailey, Julia Barfield, Steve Chilton, Malcolm Cook, David Marks, Mark Sparrowhawk[5]
Airchitectur firm Marks Barfield Architects[6]
Ingineer Arup[7]

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. 2.0 2.1 London's big wheel birthday
  3. Reece, Damian (6 Mey 2001). "London Eye is turning at a loss". The Daily Telegraph. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "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. Retrieved 7 Januar 2010. 
  6. "About the London Eye". Retrieved January 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  7. "Arup | Thoughts | How big can Ferris wheels get?". Thoughts.arup.com. 23 September 2013. Retrieved 21 Mey 2014.