U.K.'s Tallest Building The Shard Ahead Of Public Opening

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Pedestrians use the Millennium Bridge to cross the River Thames near... News PhotoBusiness,Civilian,Construction Industry,Corporate Business,Economy,England,Environment,Europe,Finance,Horizontal,London - England,London Millennium Footbridge,Pedestrian,Shard London Bridge,Skyscraper,Thames River,Tower,UKPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergPedestrians use the Millennium Bridge to cross the River Thames near the Shard tower in London, U.K., on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. The Shard, which stands at 309.6 meters on London's South Bank, opens to the public on Feb. 1, and is owned by LBQ Ltd., which brings together the State of Qatar (the majority shareholder) and Sellar Property Group Ltd., with non-equity funding by Qatar National Bank. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images