|Location||Spitalfields, London, England, UK|
|Antenna spire||112 metres (367 ft)|
|Roof||105 metres (344 ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||TP Bennett Architects|
|Developer||Nido Student Living|
Nido Spitalfields is the tallest student accommodation building in the world. It is located at 100 Middlesex Street in Spitalfields, London. Prior to completion in 2010, the tallest student accommodation building in the World was Sky Plaza in Leeds. There is also another high rise Nido building in London which serves the same purpose and which is situated in King's Cross area. in two 16 story towers, as well as a new low rise one in Notting Hill area. The name "Nido" comes from the Spanish and Italian for "nest".
The 34-storey tower falls within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, though Middlesex Street forms the boundary with the City of London, the principal financial district of the world. Middlesex Street forms part of the Petticoat Lane Market area.
Prior to construction of Nido, the plot at 100 Middlesex Street was occupied by a 1960-built office building, Rodwell House, which comprised an 8-storey block oriented north-south, surrounded by a single-storey office podium.
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