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William Matthews View from the Shard

Meet William Matthews - project architect of The Shard. The Shard is a new London landmark that has attracted more than a million visitors in its first year. The View from The Shard on the 69th Floor offers you the chance to enjoy unique panoramic views of London from 240 metres above street level. The Shard is just one example of how London is a city that combines history with innovation. William recommends you get out there on foot to discover the many wonders of design and architecture you can find here in London.

About The View from The Shard

The View from The Shard is the premium visitor attraction at the top of Western Europe’s tallest building, and London’s newest landmark, The Shard. Designed by Master Architect Renzo Piano, the Shard redefines London’s skyline and has become a dynamic symbol of London. At a height of up to 800ft or 244m, The View from The Shard offer spectacular views over London for up to 40 miles. They are almost twice as high as any other vantage point in the city, and the only place where visitors can see the entire city at once.

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