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This list of the tallest buildings and structures in Portsmouth ranks skyscrapers and structures in Portsmouth, England by height. Only structures taller than Template:Convert are listed below. The city's current tallest structure is the Template:Convert, which is also the tallest accessible structure in the United Kingdom outside London.

Tallest buildings and structuresEdit

An equal sign (=) following a rank indicates the same height between two or more buildings.

Rank Name Use Height (m) Height (ft) Floors Year Notes
1 Emirates Spinnaker Tower Observation Tower 170 558 4 2005 [1]
2 East Side Plaza Portsmouth (Lipstick Tower) Residential 101 333 26 2008 [2]
3= Crown Place Student Accommodation 73 239 23 2018 [3]
3= Greetham Street Student Accommodation 73 239 24 2016 [4]
5 Ladywood House Residential 72 236 24 1971 [5]
6 Admiralty Tower Residential 69 223 22 2008 [6]
7 Europa House Student Accommodation 64 207 18 1969 [7]
8= Catherine House (formerly Zurich House) Student Accommodation 62 200 15 1973 [8]
8= Sarah Robinson House Residential 62 200 21 [9]
10 Millgate House Residential 56 187 21 [10]
11= Barkis House Residential 52 171 18 [11]
11= Nickleby House Residential 52 171 18 [12]
13= Barnard Tower Residential 51 167 13 [13]
13= Edgbaston House Residential 51 167 18 [14]
13= Handsworth House Residential 51 167 18 [15]
13= Leamington House (due for demolition[16]) Residential 51 167 18 [17]
13= Tipton House Residential 51 167 18 [18]
13= Horatia House (due for demolition[16]) Residential 51 167 18 [19]
13= St Mary's Church, Portsea Church building 51 167 [20]

Tallest under construction, approved and proposedEdit

Under ConstructionEdit

Name Use Image Height (m) Height (ft) Floors Construction Ends Notes
Stanhope House Student Accommodation 19 August 2019 [21]
Portsmouth Point Mixed 67.65 222 16/19 2020 [22]

ApprovedEdit

Name Use Image Height (m) Height (ft) Floors Notes
The Blade Student Accommodation 110 361 33 Scheme dead as of 2013.[23]
Mammoth Mega Crane Ship Repair 72 236 0 [24]

Timeline of tallest buildings and structuresEdit

The history of tall buildings in Portsmouth only really began in the 1960s and 1970s. The 170m Spinnaker Tower has been the tallest structure in the city since 2005.

Year tallest Name Height (m) Height (ft)
1693–1880s Portsmouth Cathedral 37 121
1880s–1912 St Mary's Church, Portsea 51 167
1912–1969 240/250-ton Arrol crane, HMNB Portsmouth[25] 61 200[26]
1969–1971 Europa House 63 207
1971–2005 Ladywood House 72 236
2005– Emirates Spinnaker Tower 170 558

ReferencesEdit

Template:UK tallest buildings lists

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