TQ3280 : View from The Shard, London

taken 1 year ago, near to City of London, Great Britain

View from The Shard, London
View from The Shard, London
London Bridge is on the left and the building ahead is 20 Fenchurch Street, a commercial skyscraper that takes its name from its address. It has been nicknamed 'The Walkie-Talkie' because of its distinctive shape. It caused great problems when first built because of the angle at which it leans. The sun's rays damaged paintwork on other buildings and melted parts of parked cars which led to its new nickname of Walkie-Scorchie. It has now been fitted with protective sun screens.
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Date Taken
Friday, 21 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3289 8062 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.5335N 0:5.1904W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3288 8018
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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