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No. 1 Gunwharf Quays
No. 1 Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, UK, colloquially known as The Lipstick, East Side Plaza Tower, or Gunwharf Tower Building seen from Haslar
Main façade of the skyscraper as seen from Haslar
Alternative names East Side Plaza Tower
The Lipstick
Gunwharf Tower Building
General information
Status Complete
Type Residential
Architectural style Postmodern
Address 1 Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Coordinates 50°47′44″N 1°06′12″W / 50.795418°N 1.103418°W / 50.795418; -1.103418Coordinates: 50°47′44″N 1°06′12″W / 50.795418°N 1.103418°W / 50.795418; -1.103418
Construction started 2005
Completed 2008
Height 101 m (331 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 26
Design and construction
Architect Broadway Malyan
Structural engineer Gifford Ltd
Main contractor Byrne Brothers
Other information
Seating type Residential

1 Gunwharf Quays, also known as East Side Plaza Tower or the Gunwharf Tower Building, is a Postmodern 101-metre (331 ft) tall residential building with 26 floors, located in Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom. It is commonly referred to as The Lipstick because of its shape, and was successfully completed in 2008.

It has, at its base, a Brasserie Blanc restaurant.

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