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Renzo Piano's Shard to be built despite market meltdown – see video

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The Shard will begin on site next year despite the economic downtown, developer Sellar Property Group has said.

Chief executive James Sellar said building the Renzo Piano-designed 306m-tall tower, part of his firm's London Bridge Quarter mixed-use development on the Thames South Bank, would provide a vital boost to the UK's flagging property market.

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