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Protected Views

There are a number of iconic views in London that are protected to maintain the city’s character.  To see whether your development is visible from one of these views, click Tools and select Protected Views.  You are presented with the following options:

  • LVMF (London View Management Framework)
  • Kingston
  • Lambeth
  • St Paul’s Height Grid

The St Paul’s Height Grid toggles a representation of the maximum building height on the VU.CITY model in red, and the LVMF views are made up of the following views:

  • London Panoramas
  • Linear Views
  • River Prospects
  • Townscape Views

Select the camera icon   next to any one of these views to see an overlay of a real photograph of this view with VU.CITY map:

The sliders at the top of the frame allow you to zoom in and out, and overlap the VU.CITY model view with a real photograph.