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Tower of London

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Factors affecting the property in 2004*
  • Housing
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Urban pressure

International Assistance: requests for the property until 2004
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved : 0 USD
Missions to the property until 2004**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2004

The requested update report on the construction projects for the Minerva Tower (216m) and the London Bridge Tower (303m) in the vicinity of the World Heritage property had not been received at the time of the preparation of this document. 

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 2004
28 COM 15B.103

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Regretting that the requested report on the building projects was not provided on time by the State Party (Decision 27 COM 7B.83),

2. Recommends that the State Party avoid any construction in the immediate vicinity of the site that could harm the setting and integrity of the property;

3. Requests the State Party to provide an up-date report on this matter including an in-depth study of the possible impacts, to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2005 in order that the World Heritage Committee can examine the state of conservation of the property at its 29th session in 2005.

Draft Decision:  28 COM 15B.103

The World Heritage Committee,

1.  Regretting that the requested report on the building projects was not provided on time by the State Party,

2.  Recommends that the State Party avoid any construction in the immediate vicinity of the site that could harm the setting and integrity of the property;

3.  Further requests the State Party to provide an up-date report on this matter including an in-depth study of the possible impacts, to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2005 in order that the World Heritage Committee can examine the state of conservation of the property at its 29th session in 2005.

Report year: 2004
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Date of Inscription: 1988
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iv)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 28COM (2004)
Exports

* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.


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