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The 900-tonne, cone-shaped top section of Heathrow's new air traffic control tower is moved across the airfield on three remote-controlled hydraulic flatbeds.The 32 m-high top cab section was pre-fabricated on a remote site just inside the airport's southern boundary before being moved to its permanent home near Terminal 3. Steel mast sections will now be slotted under the cab to raise the tower to its full height of 87 m. It was designed by Richard Rogers Architects.

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