What’s going in at Ropemaker Place….

The Barbican Talk discussion forum is a never ending source of local news. Today’s discovery was details of the development that’s going on next to CityPoint, on the site of what used to be Merrill Lynch offices.

According to SkyscraperPage.com, the Ropemaker Place redevelopment is going to get us a new skycraper:
Height: 93m
Floors: 23
Architect: Gensler Associates
Developer: Helical Bar
Artist’s rendidtion

and a quick google gets me the Mayor of London planning decision, from 2003!
Ropemaker Place initial representation (PDF)
Ropemaker Place report (PDF)