The Shard, London

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The building has a wheelchair-accessible entrance and inside the building there are lifts which can fit wheelchairs. Car parking is available 7 minutes away at London Bridge Car Park on Kipling Street, which has 478 parking spaces total including 12 disability parking spaces.

Brief description

The Shard is a 72-storey skyscraper in Southwark, London. It is the tallest building in the UK, and the seventh tallest building in Europe. The building is home to The View from the Shard, a viewing gallery which is almost twice the height of any other viewing gallery in the country and offers 360-degree views for up to 40 miles.


32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG


Contact details for various venues within the building can be found here:


Contact details for various venues within the building can be found here:



From the City of London, head west on Cannon Street towards College Hill. Slight left onto Queen Victoria Street. Turn left onto the A201. Turn left onto Southwark Street/A3200. Turn left onto Bedale Street. Bedale Street turns slightly right and becomes Cathedral Street. Slight right onto Montague Close. Continue onto Tooley Street. Turn right onto Shand Street. Turn right onto Crucifix Lane/A200. Slight right onto St Thomas Street/A200. Continue to follow St Thomas St. The building will be on the right. OS TQ 329801

Opening Times

Always check with the venue directly for up-to-date information including opening times and admission charges as they may be subject to change.



London Bridge Railway Station is located next to the building. The station has wheelchairs available, step-free access across the whole station, ramps for train access, toilets, and a Changing Places facility for disabled passengers. Train timetables can be found here:


The building has 7 restaurants and bars. There is a gift shop in the viewing gallery. There are multiple restaurants, cafés and pubs in the area surrounding the building. 

Travel Information

For further travel information please see:

Or call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33
(Calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge)


This started on 8 April 2019 in the Central London Congestion Charge Zone, and will extend to the whole of the London area within the M25 Motorway from 25 October 2021.
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Vehicles registered with a 'disabled' or 'disabled passenger vehicles' tax class will benefit from a grace period after the ULEZ starts until 26 October 2025 as long as their vehicle doesn't change tax class, and this also applies to a 'disabled' vehicle registered outside the UK.