Last Updated on 29th September 2020
The Shard is Western Europe’s tallest building at 1016ft, offering spectacular views of London. The View From The Shard tickets are now on sale.
The View From The Shard will give you spectacular panoramic views of London stretching for up to 40 miles. This premium visitor attraction is a must for visitors to the city and for locals alike. You’ll experience this great city as never before.
Shard Viewing Tickets from £20.09.
The View From The Shard offers several levels of entry:-
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS
Guaranteed entry to The View From The Shard
Fast track entry and exit
Panoramic Guide booklet.
Fast Track entry and exit
Panoramic Guide booklet
Glass of Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial Champagne or Soft Drink
Four Souvenir digital photographs
Flexible arrival on chosen day.
*Return for free with Weather Guarantee – With our Weather Guarantee, if you cannot see at least three of the following five landmarks during the time of your visit, we will give you a complimentary return ticket, allowing you to return within three months, absolutely free.
20 Fenchurch Street
One Canada Square
St Paul’s Cathedral
Staff at the ticket desk will let you know on the day if the Weather Guarantee has been authorised and will arrange your return ticket. You must claim your free ticket on the day of your visit before you leave the attraction.
WHEN IS THE VIEW FROM THE SHARD OPEN?
1st August 2020 – 30th August 2020
Wednesday – Sunday 13:00-20:00
1st September 2020 – 30th September 2020
Wednesday – Sunday 13:00-21:00
1st October 2020 – 24th October 2020
Wednesday – Sunday 11:00-18:00
25th October 2020 – 13th December 2020
Wednesday – Sunday 10:00-17:00
14th December 2020-31st December 2020
Monday – Sunday 10:00-17:00
THE SHARD ADDRESS
Joiner Street, Off St Thomas’ Street
London SE1 9SG
INFORMATION FOR VISITORS
• If You have any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 please do not visit
• To help with social distancing on your visit there will be signs throughout the venue to help you stay a safe distance apart, screens at till points, bars and shops will ensure you are served safely. It is recommended you wear a face covering, although they are not mandatory in the attraction, face coverings are mandatory in the gift shop.
• Capacity has significantly been reduced to ensure that your visit is in a safe comfortable environment
• The View From The Shard will no longer accept cash payments. All payments made in the gift shop, photo point and bars will need to be made by card.
• Please ensure that you bring your ticket with you to be able to enter the attraction • When visiting, please make use of the hand sanitiser stations that are available throughout the venue.
• The View From The Shard have also stepped up their cleaning regime, with more frequent and deep cleans to ensure your safety.
Except for the entrance lobby and the booking hall, Visitors are only permitted to enter The View if they are in possession of a valid ticket.
Visitors may be required to provide proof of identification or, where applicable, the credit card used for the booking of tickets.
Admission to The View will only be valid on the date and time stated on the ticket. Visitors arriving before their allocated time will have to wait until the time stated on their ticket before being permitted entry to The View.
Any latecomers may have to wait until capacity is available for them to enter, subject to availability
All visitors will be subject to airport-style search so please allow sufficient time for entry.
The View from The Shard is over 1000 feet from ground level so any clients suffering vertigo or any similar related issues enter the View entirely at their own risk. Parents of young children should be aware that the View from The Shard has floor to ceiling glass.
There are 15 steps leading from the entrance on Joiner Street to the booking hall with handrails on both sides. There is a small lift to the left of these stairs. Entry to the booking hall is through a revolving door or through an automatic door to the right which is 900mm/35.5ins wide.
The booking hall is located on Level 1 of The Shard with step-free level access all the way to Level 72. The floor surface is tile, the area is evenly lit with overhead lighting, there is a hearing loop system installed at each desk, and a pen and pad of paper is available at each counter.
Visitor toilets are located on Level 1 and Level 68.
Admission to the View will only be valid on the date & time show on the ticket. Visitors arriving before their allocated time will have to wait until the time stated on their ticket before being permitted entry. Any latecomers may have to wait until capacity is available for them to enter.
Guests will arrive at level 68 before ascending to The View on level 69, a triple-height, light-filled main level where the view is revealed and London past, present and future is laid before you as you’ve never seen it before.
On level 72 guests have the opportunity to experience the elements with part of the building exposed through the fractures where the shards of glass come together and the opportunity to gaze at the giant glass shards disappearing into the sky.