Prince Andrew has begun his 250 metres downward abseil from western Europe's tallest building, The Shard.
His Royal Highness' charity stunt started on the building's 87th floor and ends on the 20th.
The wife of Foreign Secretary William Hague, Ffion, is to join Prince Andrew in abseiling down the iconic London building The Shard this morning.
A person wearing a Spiderman fancy dress outfit has arrived at The Shard ahead of today's charity abseil down western Europe's tallest building.
The Duke of York will take part in the event later this morning.
The Duke of York will abseil down western Europe's tallest building, The Shard for charity today.
His Royal Highness is to be joined by Ffion Hague, the wife of Foreign Secretary William Hague and 38 other participants.
20 people from the daredevil group will take part in a full abseil which spans 250m between the summit of the building at the 87th floor down to the 20th floor.
The Duke of York will abseil down the Shard skyscraper in London for charity today.
Other participants include Ffion Hague, the wife of Foreign Secretary William Hague, and leading businessmen and women.
The Shard is the tallest building in Europe, and its viewing galleries will be open to the public in February next year.