Queen at the top of The Shard

The Queen has been given a bird's eye view of London at the top of The Shard, standing at 1,016 ft.

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Queen given bird's eye view of London from The Shard

The Queen has been given a bird's eye view of London at the top of The Shard. Standing 1,016 ft high both the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were given a spectacular view of the skyline.

The Queen at the top of The Shard Credit: PA Wire

The Royal couple were taken to levels 69 and 72 of the landmark building in London Bridge for a tour and to take in the view.

.The Queen looks at a machine that zooms on on parts of the skyline Credit: PA Wire

The tour was part of a visit to a scheme which helps to pay for some of the poorest students go to university. The Southwark Scholarship Scheme removes the financial burden of going to university for high achievers who would otherwise have struggled to be able to afford it.

.Duke of Edinburgh looking at the skyline Credit: PA Wire
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