London – Tower of Big Ben in the Palace of Westminster, England, reportedly increasingly skewed. This raises fears that the tower was slipped into the Thames river.
This is raising concerns about the future of London’s pride symbol.
Local media have reported, House of Representatives (DPR) England held a meeting last Monday to discuss the results of a survey report for the improvement of Big Ben.
House does the responsible party in maintaining the neo-Gothic buildings of this early 19th century.
Big Ben cost of repairs is estimated at billions of pounds.
96 meters high tower is now the peak is skewed to the left with a slope of 46 cm, one of them due to work Jubilee subway line.
But construction experts are also working on renovating the leaning tower of Pisa in Italy say that there is nothing to worry about. He said it took 10,000 years to reach the corner had feared.
Professor John Burland of Imperial College London also says that working Jubilee subway line in the 1990s did not cause cracks in the slope and Big Ben.
While the parliamentary commission spokesman said the slope of Big Ben has been there since it was built in 1859.
“The tower has been skewed for years,” says Burland. “When I first started working on parking, it is clear that the tower is tilted.”
He also broke the media fear that states this parliament would collapse into the River Thames.