Europe's tallest tower, The Shard, is offering 10 high-altitude luxury flats, at prices that could reach a sky-high £50 million. But as there is nothing like a posh block to raise the kudos of a neighbourhood, we take a property tour around the tower — from London Bridge to Bermondsey — to find six other impressive homes, from first-time buyer flats to charming mews houses and investment opportunities.
£399,900: Grange Road, London SE1
£1.5 million: Tea Trade Wharf, Shad Thames, London SE1
Guide price £235,000: Fort Road, London SE1
£305,000: Grange Walk, London SE1
£2.5 million: Bedford Row, London SE1
£295,000: Hendre Road, off Old Kent Road, London SE1