The Shard, also referred to as the Shard of Glass, is a 95-storey skyscraper in Southwark, London, that forms part of the London Bridge Quarter development. Standing 309.6 metres (1,016 ft) high, the Shard is the tallest building in the United Kingdom, the 105th-tallest building in the world, and the fourth-tallest building in Europe. The tower's privately operated observation deck, the View from the Shard, was opened to the public on 1 February 2013. It was designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano.
32 London Bridge St, London SE1 9SG, United Kingdom