In message <***@delme.greentram.com>, Tony Bryer
>On Thu, 5 Apr 2018 22:57:05 +0100 Sam Plusnet wrote :
>> Is the new apartment still on the umpteenth floor of a tall
>> tower, or have you moved to lower ground?
>5th floor of a 31 storey tower. This time round I knew
>exactly what I wanted which narrowed it down to three towers,
>and then a subset within each one. I spent four months
>looking and was a little disappointed when the first to come
>on the market was only on level 5 - fourth really in UK
>parlance since this building is American numbered, 1 =
>ground. Other Melbourne buildings adopt British numbering.
>It didn't take long to realise that being lower was no loss.
And, as shown by a disaster in London in the autumn, has advantages too.
>My old balcony, high and on a corner, was rarely usable
>because of wind; the new one is like an extra room. Extra
>bonus is that my car space is just across the corridor and
>through a door, no lift.
So this building has multistorey car parking combined into it? That
sounds like an excellent idea; can't see it ever happening here though,
for a combination of (perceived!) uneconomical use of land, and planning
objections (people think multistorey car parks are unsightly).
>Since I've been here Melbourne has seen an explosion in high
>rise development - this building at 31 storeys is about #120
You mean in order of height, i. e. there are about 119 others that are
higher, I presume.
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