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Twenty8k update from the makers

“The edit for Twenty8k (partly filmed at the Water Tower in April 2011) is now nearing completion and we will lock the picture next Friday… We know we have the story right at this point as we have test screened … Continue reading

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FAQ: Towering snippets

A few facts about the Water Tower to intrigue you… It was originally built to provide water to one of the world’s first pressure fed central heating systems for the Victorian hospital that was built here for the poor (forerunner … Continue reading

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Tower in film Twenty8k

This urban thriller set in London / Olympics features considerable footage of the water tower. Spot the rooms you know when it’s out in 2012. Meanwhile here’s a 3 min you tube feature about making Twenty8k (see around 1:35 for … Continue reading

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Tower in USA TV programme

In September the film crews will arrive to film at the Water Tower – one of 3 holiday  homes selected for their London edition of House Hunters on Vacation where “HGTV gives lucky families the chance to stay in incredible … Continue reading

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Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 24.06.11 to 02.07.11

Stay at the Water Tower and enjoy easy access to this exciting festival. This year’s Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF) has now been unveiled, offering you inclusive world class outdoor theatre and dance, free family entertainment, two extraordinary theatre spectacles and for … Continue reading

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Annual donation to Rosa in 2011

It’s our 2nd anniversary of Tower-ing and as any of you who have booked will know, we make a £50 donation from each booking to our charity of the year. I’ve just received a thankyou message from Rosa which goes … Continue reading

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Tower features on front page of Daily Telegraph

The property section of the Daily Telegraph in March 2011 carried this story about the Tower

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Twenty8k filming at Tower completed this week

At 1am last night I was in the Water Tower watching hordes of technical crew and cast members crawling over the unrecognisable main room filming vital scenes from this exciting film to be released next year. Word has got out … Continue reading

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Filmstars at the Tower

A major new UK film is going to use the Water Tower as one of its locations… an exciting action thriller with Parminder Nagra (ER, Bend it like Beckham) as the lead. As soon as there is more news we … Continue reading

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Rihanna at the O2 Arena on 15.11.2011

Rihanna releases tickets for 15 Nov. Why not make it an even more special occasion and stay at the Water Tower? Get your tickets here then book your overnight stay and have a fantastic time

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