The Shard London: is a pyramidal tower with 72 habitable floors
The construction began in March 2009
The Shard London is a 72-storey skyscraper designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano.
How tall is the Shard? This magnificent building is 309.6 metres (1,016 feet) high. Therefore, the Shard is the tallest building in the United Kingdom. This glass skyscraper was designed with energy efficiency in mind. For example, it is fitted with a combined heat and power plant, operating on natural gas from the National Grid. How many floors in the Shard? Exactly 96 but the glass-clad pyramidal tower has 72 habitable floors
When was The Shard built? The construction began in March 2009. Therefore, The Shard was completed and officially opened by the Prime Minister of Qatar in March 2012 and inaugurated on 5 July 2012.
The Shard London
What you see from up there?
Above all, inside the Shard there is the UK’s first Shangri-La hotel with 200 luxuriously rooms. Most importantly, the View from The building is the highest viewing platform in London. Therefore, is the only place to see the entire city all at once. The viewing galleries on Level 69 and the open-air Skydeck on Level 72 provide spectacular 360° views of London and beyond. In fact, on a clear day you can see for 40 miles (64 km). For example, you admire sites including The Houses of Parliament, The Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, the Wembley Stadium and the Olympic Park.
The Shard London include an iconic bar and restaurant
Book the view of the Shard
In addition, lift travels at six metres per second. Basically, you travel from Level 1 to Level 68 in about 1 minute. In conclusion, along with breath taking views and the hotel’s signature 5-star service there is a gourmet delicatessen, an international restaurant and an iconic bar. Book the view of the shard with us. Prices and special offers on families may vary depending on the time of the booking. For further information please do not hesitate to contact us.