Check out these unusual views over St Albans

A view of Ziggurat House taken from the roof of the South Transept of The Cathedral & Abbey Church o

A view of Ziggurat House taken from the roof of the South Transept of The Cathedral & Abbey Church of Saint Alban. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

Take a look at St Albans from a different angle...

The view towards the town centre from Gabriel Square. Picture: Danny Loo

The view towards the town centre from Gabriel Square. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

We’re used to the same vistas when walking around the streets of St Albans, but what if you could see the city from a totally different perspective?

Inspired by recent rare access to a narrow parapet high up on St Albans Cathedral - which offered a fantastic bird’s eye view towards the south-east of the city - we have collated a selection of other images showing the St Albans we love from an unusual location or angle.

They include pictures over the new Gabriel Square development, from the top of St Peter’s Church, looking out from the Clock Tower and aerial views of the cathedral.

If you have photos of St Albans taken from a different perspective then we’d love to share them. They might have been taken from the top of a tall building, using a drone or from a low-flying airplane - the only remit has to be that the view isn’t commonplace. Email us at hertsad@archant.co.uk

The view towards the town centre from Gabriel Square. Picture: Danny Loo

The view towards the town centre from Gabriel Square. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

A panoramic view of St Albans taken from the roof of the South Transept of The Cathedral & Abbey Chu

A panoramic view of St Albans taken from the roof of the South Transept of The Cathedral & Abbey Church of Saint Alban looking in a south easterly direction. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

View of the town centre from the top of St Albans Abbey. Picture: Danny Loo

View of the town centre from the top of St Albans Abbey. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

View over St Albans cty centre. Picture: Danny Loo

View over St Albans cty centre. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

A view of the M25 motorway taken from the roof of the South Transept of The Cathedral & Abbey Church

A view of the M25 motorway taken from the roof of the South Transept of The Cathedral & Abbey Church of Saint Alban. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

A view of Telford Court taken from the roof of the South Transept of The Cathedral & Abbey Church of

A view of Telford Court taken from the roof of the South Transept of The Cathedral & Abbey Church of Saint Alban. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

A view of the Abbey View Retail Park taken from the roof of the South Transept of The Cathedral & Ab

A view of the Abbey View Retail Park taken from the roof of the South Transept of The Cathedral & Abbey Church of Saint Alban. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

A view of the Abbey View Retail Park taken from the roof of the South Transept of The Cathedral & Ab

A view of the Abbey View Retail Park taken from the roof of the South Transept of The Cathedral & Abbey Church of Saint Alban. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

View over St Albans from the north transept. Picture: Spike Brown of Blue Feather Photography

View over St Albans from the north transept. Picture: Spike Brown of Blue Feather Photography - Credit: Archant

View over St Albans Cathedral. Picture: Jason Hawkes.

View over St Albans Cathedral. Picture: Jason Hawkes. - Credit: Archant

View of St Albans from the Clock Tower. Picture: Krishan Bhungar.

View of St Albans from the Clock Tower. Picture: Krishan Bhungar. - Credit: Archant

View over St Albans from the top of the Clock Tower. Picture: Krishan Bhungar.

View over St Albans from the top of the Clock Tower. Picture: Krishan Bhungar. - Credit: Archant

View over St Albans from the top of the Clock Tower. Picture: Krishan Bhungar.

View over St Albans from the top of the Clock Tower. Picture: Krishan Bhungar. - Credit: Archant

A view over St Albans from the Stampe biplane

A view over St Albans from the Stampe biplane - Credit: Archant

View from St Albans Cathedral. Picture: Dave Allen.

View from St Albans Cathedral. Picture: Dave Allen. - Credit: Archant

Aerial view of St Albans School. Picture: Commission Air Ltd.

Aerial view of St Albans School. Picture: Commission Air Ltd. - Credit: Archant

View from St Albans Clock Tower. Picture: Dave Allen.

View from St Albans Clock Tower. Picture: Dave Allen. - Credit: Archant

View from St Albans Clock Tower. Picture: Dave Allen.

View from St Albans Clock Tower. Picture: Dave Allen. - Credit: Archant

Elevated view looking down upon the roof tops of buildings in St Albans. Picture: John Gomez.

Elevated view looking down upon the roof tops of buildings in St Albans. Picture: John Gomez. - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A view from St Albans Cathedral.

A view from St Albans Cathedral. - Credit: Archant

View from the Maltings car park. Picture: Rupert Evershed.

View from the Maltings car park. Picture: Rupert Evershed. - Credit: Archant

An aerial view of the St Albans open air cinema.

An aerial view of the St Albans open air cinema. - Credit: Archant

View from St Peter's Church tower.

View from St Peter's Church tower. - Credit: Archant

View down St Peter's Street, 1977. Picture: Dave Adams

View down St Peter's Street, 1977. Picture: Dave Adams - Credit: Archant


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