City Hall

City Hall was opened in 2002 and is home to the Mayor of London, the Greater London Authority and the London Assembly.

A modern London landmark

City Hall is part of the More London development located between London Bridge and Tower Bridge, on the south bank of the Thames. The GLA is leasing City Hall for 25 years.

Better by design

Solar panels on City Hall City Hall was designed by Foster + Partners, one of Britain’s leading architects, whose design brief was to create a building for the GLA that would become a new landmark for the capital.

A green building

This striking rounded glass building also has many features that make it environmentally friendly, including solar panels on the roof.

Find out more

From key facts to why it’s the shape it is to how it manages to be so green, from how high it is to the open spaces around it and the Scoop amphitheatre – you can find out all kinds of things about the building in this section.