Tower Bridge glass walkway shatters as bottle of beer dropped 140ft above the Thames

The glass walkway at Tower Bridge
The £1m glass walkway that opened across Tower Bridge a fortnight ago has been smashed after a beer bottle was dropped onto it by a caterer.
The walkway, which is 140ft high and boasts a unique view of the bridge and Thames below, was initially cracked by the bottle, but reports suggest a woman walking over the broken glass in stiletto heels caused the pane to shatter further.
Bosses replaced the cracked glass, which was in one of five layers, over the weekend. Chris Earlie, head of Tower Bridge, said the attraction was “completely safe”, though a glass ban may be brought in.


The shattered glass

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