I recently returned to the top of the Shard Tower in London to take in some fabulous vistas and see how the viewing platform had changed since my first visit eight years ago.
London Bridge station has been completely rebuilt.
City of London. In the foreground can be seen the ‘Walkie Talkie’ tower which has its own rooftop viewing platform.
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- The Sky Garden at the Walkie Talkie tower, 20 Fenchurch Street, London – photos
- Under construction – the Walkie Talkie tower – photos
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Brixton’s iconic Barrier Block can be seen behind the white tower blocks of the 1950s Loughborough Estate.
The curved tracks mark the site of the disused Spa Road and Bermondsey railway station.
Inside one of the two viewing platforms inside The Shard.
A loo with a view!
Looking up to the top of the Shard.
The curved One Blackfriars skyscraper.
Unofficially called the ‘Boomerang,’ it’s stuffed full of the usual luxury apartments – the most expensive goes for £23m – and there’s obviously no affordable or social housing provided.
Cocktail bar at the Shard.
Looking towards Vauxhall and Nine Elms.
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