IN PICTURES: This is how London's skyline will look in 20 years

An exhbition to be held in April will look at how London's skyline will change over the next 20 years. MT's had a sneak peek.

by Emma Haslett
Last Updated: 04 Feb 2014

What do scalpels, cheesegraters and helter skelters have in common? They're all (admittedly pretty lame) names of towers due to be completed in London over the next few years.

In April, the 'London's Growing... Up!' exhbition, held by New London Architecture at its galleries in central London, will explore London's changing skyline, looking at the 200-odd towers with more than 20 storeys currently planned for the capital. The good news for impoverished house-hunters is that 150 of them are residential.

MT has seen some of the images. What's clear is that the Manhattan-isation of London continues apace - and whether you think that's a good thing or a bad thing, you have to admit, it looks pretty impressive...

1. Here's the City - complete with Cheesegrater, Walkie-Talkie and the newly-restarted Pinnacle

2. Here are before and after shots from Waterloo bridge, showing new developments on the South Bank

3. ... and the same, but at night

All images courtesy of Hayes Davidson

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