The Gherkin is the informal name for the 30 St Mary Axe skyscraper in London's premier financial district. The skyscraper opened in April 2004 and has 41 storeys, at a height of 180 metres. It is one of London's most recognisable buildings.
High profile tenants of the building include Standard Life, Sky News, Regus, and Falcon Group. The top two floors are available to hire for private events.
Nearby tube stations include Liverpool Street, Aldgate, Bank and Tower Hill.
The Gherkin's address is 30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8BF.