The British Airways i360: World’s Thinnest Tall Tower Opens

The ‘vertical pier’, known officially as the British Airways i360, gives passengers a 26 mile view when they enter the circular pod that takes them 138 m up a steel pole into the sky.

The ‘vertical pier’, known officially as the British Airways i360, gives passengers a 26 mile view when they enter the circular pod that takes them 138 m up a steel pole into the sky.

‘London Eye on Sea’, the 138m “vertical pier” on Brighton’s seafront opens to the public on Thursday, August 4, 2016, after 12 years after in development.

Officially called ‘The British Airways i360′, the tower cost £46m to build and will be the highest viewing platform in Britain outside of London.

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