The British Airways i360 observation pod has reached its maximum height of 138m for the first time today, as testing and commissioning continue towards the attraction’s opening this summer. #timelapse video of the #bai360 pod ascending to the top of the tower for the first time yesterday pic.twitter.com/KbzOKGiAnu — British Airways i360 (@BA_i360) 15 June.. read more →

British Airways i360 has been awarded the Guinness World Record for the most slender tower in the world, with a height to width aspect ratio of 41.15 to 1. British Airways i360 tower is 160.469 metres above ground, whilst its diameter is a slim 3.9 metres. Guinness World Record officiators confirmed this week that British.. read more →

Not even the very windy conditions could halt progress and on 14 January the last segments of the glass viewing pod were lowered into place. On a historic day, the glass sections handmade by Sunglass in Italy, were all slotted into place in time for the arrival of the doors. Incredibly elegant they are also.. read more →

The Brighton i360 tower is now officially the tallest structure in Sussex. Having reached 120 metres high the seafront attraction is now taller than nearby Sussex Heights (102 metres) and Shoreham Power Station’s chimney (106 metres). This despite the fact the construction is not yet complete. The i360’s chief executive Eleanor Harris announced the milestone this.. read more →

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics put Brighton as the 8th most visited town for city breaks; 50,000 more overnight visitors than in 2013.  ONS statistics also showed the city as the country’s most popular seaside destination for overseas visitors and in 2014 readers of Conde Naste Traveller magazine voted Brighton and Hove.. read more →