The Shard

  • Year: 2011
  • Location: London, England
  • Client: MACE


The Shard, located in Southwark, London, is the tallest building in Western Europe at 310m tall and was designed by renowned architect Renzo Piano.

This structure consists of 28 stories of office space, 12 floors of residential, 6 mid levels of public space and eighteen stories of the flagship European hotel, Shangri-La. The tower contains a naturally ventilated radiator at its tip and on the 72nd floor there is a public viewing gallery offering 360° views of London. “The Shard” will be a sharp and light presence on the London skyline welcoming more than 8 thousand workers, residents and hotel guests a day and more than 2 million public visitors a year.

Cleveland Bridge’s contract workscope comprised connection design, preparation of fabrication drawings, supply, fabrication and delivery of the structural steel frame, from base level up to and including the eight floor.

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