London Photo of the Week: The Thames and The Shard

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We love Past London‘s photo of old and new foundations in London. The new is The Shard in the background which is due to be completed in 2012 but is already making a striking impression on the London skyline.

The Shard will be home to viewing galleries, restaurants and a hotel, as well as offices and residential homes.

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  1. Great picture! I’m still not decided whether I like the Shard or not. I want to but… it’s not quite the Gherkin is it? And from Parliament Hill, my favourite London lookout, the view of St Paul’s is now overshadowed by the Shard in the background. Maybe once it’s finished… and if they put a great bar on the top floor…