High hopes or Shard times?
Last week John Prescott gave the go-ahead for Renzo Piano's 300m-high Shard of Glass at London Bridge station, which was the subject of a public inquiry earlier this year. Planning expert Richard Coleman considers the consequences of this decision and the planning inspector's conclusions
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