The steel frame that will form the backbone to the 310m high Shard reached floor five of its 72 storeys during December.
Overall the development will offer approximately 130,064m² of floor space and comprises of two buildings, the Shard and the smaller London Bridge Place.
The Shard will offer 54,441m² of prime offices, a five-star hotel, restaurants, residential apartments and viewing galleries. London Bridge Place will have 38,926m² of commercial office space and will be linked to its larger neighbour via a piazza.
Severfield-Reeve is erecting the steelwork for the project.