The Shard Place – AngelEye Installation

The Project


Once completed in 2021, Shard Place will mark the third phase of the 2.5 million sq ft development of the Shard Quarter in London Bridge, providing a mixed-use destination of commercial, retail, leisure and residential assets. The new build will comprise of 176 sleek and modern lateral apartments. The residents of Shard Place  will enjoy a private roof garden and outdoor pool on the 27th floor.

SPSC were tasked with delivering a system that would ensure staff mobility without compromising residents’ safety. AngelEye Drowning detection was selected for the project as it enabled remote monitoring and access control to the pool around the clock. Additionally, lighting system was integrated within the Drowning Detection System to preserve pools’ sleek design.

Developer:  REM-Sellar
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Engineer:  WSP
Contractor: Mace

Scope: The Shard Place is the third phase of the 2.5 million square development of Shard Quarter in London. SPSC UK are installing AngelEye Systems to future-proof the outdoor swimming pool on the 27th floor

Location: London

Our Solution

SPSC have provided and installed 4 underwater AngelEye cameras to monitor below the surface of the rooftop pool, in addition to 2 above water video cameras; as per the request of the client remote access capability was enabled, including a palm device and smart watch for responders.

With the prestige and architectural ingenuity of the Shard Place, it was imperative the systems were installed with minimal interference to the aesthetic of the venue – for this reason the solutions provided were non-invasive to preserve the ambience of the pool area, whilst providing an extra layer of protection to swimmers.

SPSC are proud to be able to support and assist the safe use of such a prestigious venue, whilst the clients stated a Drowning Detection System was a must, we are delighted we could provide such a comprehensive service, whilst adhering to the elegant vision of The Shard; providing safety for swimmers and much needed mobility for members of staff. For more information on how we can create a safer space for you, visit

How can we help you?

At SPSC (UK), we are committed to helping you reduce risks of drowning and injury while improving your operations. Think of us as part of your team, we will combine decades of industry experience and expertise with the latest technological advancements to help you achieve your operational and safety objectives.

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