The Shard Towers over the Thames

The Shard – Soon to Open

The top floor viewing gallery is almost ready to open. The video clip shows construction team members checking the exterior of the building for the February 1st public opening. A job requiring some courage. The view must be amazing though. Do you become blasé working there? We didn’t get the chance to ask. But the sight of the crane emerging in front of the 69th floor window certainly got the shutters clicking amongst the press preview visitors.

What makes the View from the Shard so special is the amount of  detail expanding below. With no other high-rise buildings next to it, from this particular spot, the view is fascinating. More to follow…

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