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Sellar ups stakes on 'shard of glass'

Developer Irvine Sellar is ready to take his £500 million London Bridge Tower project to rival cities in Europe and beyond if Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott refuses to give it the go-ahead later this year. And Sellar has turned up the heat before the public inquiry, due to start on April 15, by comparing a London without his tower to a Sydney without its opera house.


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