Posted: Sun 24th Jul 2011

Wrexham Home To UK’s Tallest Girl

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This article is old - Published: Sunday, Jul 24th, 2011

Jessica Pardoe (far left) from Wrexham who has been named as the UK's Tallest Girl at 6ft 9in. Pic: John Gladwin.


Wrexham is home to the UK’s tallest girl it was revealed in the Mirror today.

Jessica Pardoe, 18, from Wrexham measures in at an amazing 6ft 9in, which is two inches taller than footballer Peter Crouch.

Now the Tall Persons’ Club of Great Britain has said that Jessica is definitely the tallest teenage girl in the country, if not the tallest female outright, their current tallest female member is 6ft 8in.

Jessica, whose legs measure 38in and has size 11 feet told The Mirror:
“I adore my long legs but they cause problems buying clothes, I can get away with wearing skirts and dresses as minis, but no high street ­trousers, jeans or shoes fit. I can get them online but they are much more expensive.”

Her height has caused some problems; on her first driving lesson Jessica couldn’t fit into the car and she has trouble fitting into seats on public transport, but she said that being tall has its advantages at events such festivals.

Her mum Lisa said that Jessica has experience some cruel taunts over her height, but that she is always confident and told to be proud of her height.

Jessica has even had a Facebook page with over 3,500 fans set up in her name.

You can read The Mirror’s full interview with Jessica via the link below:
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-world/2011/07/24/britain-s-tallest-girl-measures-6ft9in-without-high-heels-115875-23292103/

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