When was the London eye built?
The London was opened on New Years Eve 1999,four hours before the millennium and at the time was known at the millennium eye. It was built to mark the start of a new millennium.
The London Eye was designed by David Marks and Julia Barfield and built by a company called Mace.
The London Eye was originally planned to be a temporary attraction however due to it’s huge success it was decided it should stay. The London eye is now one of the most popular attractions in London and allows passengers to take in great sites and views of London.