List of Kampala’s 100 tallest buildings/Skyscrapers in Kampala

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There are over 15 buildings in Kampala
, the capital of Uganda
, with 10 or more stories in height. This list ranks Kampala
skyscrapers , based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. An equal sign (=) following a rank indicates the same height between two or more buildings. The “Year” column indicates the year in which a building was completed, or is expected to be completed.


* 1 Completed * 2 Under construction * 3 Proposed * 4 See also * 5 References



1 Workers’ House

N/A 20 2001 This building currently serves as the headquarters of the National Social Security Fund

2 Crested Towers- Tall Tower

N/A 20 1970 Crested Towers is owned by National Housing & Construction
Company Limited, the largest construction company in Uganda, and the government construction company. The building has two towers – Tall Tower and Short Tower. It houses various tenants, including Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited and the North Tower also houses the Offices of the Delegation of the European Union in Uganda

3 Mapeera House

N/A 19 2012 The building houses the headquarters and main branch of Centenary Bank , the second-largest indigenous commercial bank in Uganda

4 Uganda House

N/A 16 1980 Owned and operated by the Milton Obote Foundation , a private, for-profit organisation. The building houses the national headquarters of the Uganda People\’s Congress (UPC), one of Uganda’s political parties.

4 Cham Towers

N/A 16 1979 The building was formerly owned by Uganda Commercial Bank
(UCB) and was known as UCB House. In the mid-2000s, UCB was acquired by Standard Bank of South Africa , and transformed into Stanbic Bank Uganda . UCB House was sold to real-estate mogul, Karim Hirji and renamed Cham Towers.

6 Kampala Sheraton Hotel

N/A 14 1965 Opened as the Apollo Hotel in 1965, the building has changed names many times. In 1999, Middle Eastern
investors won the rights to lease the hotel from the Government of Uganda
and manage it for the next 25 years. The investors won a franchise from Sheraton Hotels and Resorts to use the Sheraton name on the establishment.

7 Diamond Trust Building

N/A 14 1970 Completed in the 1970s, the building serves as the headquarters of Diamond Trust Bank Uganda .

8 Imperial Royale Hotel

N/A 14 2007 A member of the Imperial Hotels Group
, this hotel served as the media center during the 2007 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting , held in Kampala, Uganda

9 Crested Towers – Short Tower

N/A 12 1970 Crested Towers is owned by National Housing “>Height m/ft FLOORS YEAR NOTES

10 Kampala Intercontinental Hotel/h3>

Also referred to as Kingdom Hotel Kampala, the development will include a 250-room, 34-story hotel tower, a conference center that can accommodate over 3,000 delegates, parking space for over 1,500 vehicles, and rentable retail and office space measuring in excess of 90,000 square metres (970,000 sq ft).

2 Movement House

27 2016 Movement House

is under construction in Kampala’s central business district, adjacent to Crested Towers North one central tower of 25 stories in height, flanked on either side by a ten-story tower. Office space in all three towers will measure in excess of 59,410 square metres (639,500 sq ft). Parking for over 500 vehicles will be provided in the development.

4 Kampala Hilton Hotel

Under construction since 2007, this hotel is located on top of Nakasero
Hill , which measures 1,240 metres (4,070 ft) above sea level, at the base of the Kampala Hilton Hotel . As of November 2013, the Hilton hotel chain had 37 operational properties in Africa, with another 17 in development.

5 Church House

15 2016 Budgeted at approximately UGX:40.75 billion, the 15 story building is owned by the Church of Uganda . Construction began in 2011 and is expected to last until 2016. 70 percent financing was provided by Equity Bank (Uganda)



1 Kampala Tower

300 metres (980 ft) 60 TBD According to a published report in 2012, the Kampala Tower
was in the concept stage. The architects for the project have handed the drawings to the government of Uganda for approval. If constructed, the skyscraper would become the tallest building in Africa.


* List of tallest buildings in Africa * List of tallest buildings in the world

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