British Airways i360 – It’s Launch Day!

The country’s newest attraction opens today and we can not wait to take a flight! After 12 years of planning, consulting, funding and finally building, the world’s tallest moving observation tower, the world’s most slender tower and the tallest structure in Sussex, the British Airways i360, opens to the public today, a futuristic landmark that.. read more →

i360 test flights reach full height

The British Airways i360 observation pod has reached its maximum height of 138m for the first time today, as testing and commissioning continue towards the attraction’s opening this summer. #timelapse video of the #bai360 pod ascending to the top of the tower for the first time yesterday pic.twitter.com/KbzOKGiAnu — British Airways i360 (@BA_i360) 15 June.. read more →

British Airways i360 West Pier Observation Tower

Not even the very windy conditions could halt progress and on 14 January the last segments of the glass viewing pod were lowered into place. On a historic day, the glass sections handmade by Sunglass in Italy, were all slotted into place in time for the arrival of the doors. Incredibly elegant they are also.. read more →

It’s official: Brighton i360 tower is already the tallest structure in Sussex

The Brighton i360 tower is now officially the tallest structure in Sussex. Having reached 120 metres high the seafront attraction is now taller than nearby Sussex Heights (102 metres) and Shoreham Power Station’s chimney (106 metres). This despite the fact the construction is not yet complete. The i360’s chief executive Eleanor Harris announced the milestone this.. read more →

Refurbishment Update

Updated: 01/04/2015 We are pleased to confirm that our major program of works to improve the exterior of the Hotel are progressing well and that the scaffold to the front of the building has been removed. The support and understanding of our guests is much appreciated whilst work continues on the rear elevation and please.. read more →

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