Most Londoner’s claim to know the city pretty well, but aerial photographer Jason Hawkes can boast a unique knowledge of the Capital after spending the past 10 years capturing stunning pictures of how the city skyline has evolved.
DMZ takes a looks at his most spectacular “then and now” images. To see more of Jason’s work, click here.
Based just outside of London, Hawkes is a regular flyer and said he can be found “hanging out of the side of helicopters”. He regularly updates his Twitter with his latest shots and has amassed a healthy 5,000 followers.
“Nowadays I fly over town most weeks, shooting the ever-changing skyline. It’s a real privilege being able to view such a great city from above, and a fantastic location to photograph”.
These spectacular images show how much the Capital transformed.
Judging how the market has reacted to Brexit it appear as if London is only going to transform further, with DMZ reporting on a swathe of new post-Brexit developments including The Trellis skyscraper, The Vase skyscraper in Blackfriars, Spire Tower in Canary Wharf plus multiple new commercial sites like Googles £600Million Kings Cross investment.
We predict another extremely busy year for London developers in 2017. The real question is, what area will be the ‘new Canary Wharf’?