A recently walking tour around the City of London in the vicinity of the Aldgate and Bishopsgate precincts proved absolutely gob-smacking. London is certainly experiencing unprecedented construction activity and this district is clearly well established as the hub of the financial services industry. Only the major banks are missing, having moved some years prior to the Canary Walk precinct. An article I wrote about Leadenhall for South African building industry annual, SA Building Review , can be viewed here . Here is my photographic overview of the business district.