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22 Bishopsgate to have 57 lifts

2 Feb 17 Otis has won a contract to install 57 elevators and 10 escalators at 22 Bishopsgate, set to reign briefly as the tallest building in the City of London.

22 Bishopsgate, in front, will be overshadowed only by 1 Undershaft, behind
22 Bishopsgate, in front, will be overshadowed only by 1 Undershaft, behind

The 22 Bishopsgate tower, under construction by Multiplex for AXA Investment Managers Real Assets, will be 255 metres (840 feet) tall and have a population of 12,000 office workers over its 59 storeys.

Otis will install 18 of its Gen2 elevators, 13 of its SkyRise single-deck, and 26 SkyRise double-deck elevators combined with its CompassPlus destination management system.

When completed, these elevators will be Europe’s fastest SkyRise double-decks, running at 8 metres/sec (approx. 30km/hour. The Otis CompassPlus destination system will manage traffic flow around the building.

22 Bishopsgate will be the tallest building in the City of London only until Aroland Holdings' 1 Undershaft completes, which will be 290 metres high.

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