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Driving to Canary Wharf

A huge proportion of people working in Canary Wharf arrive via public transport, over 85 percent according to Tower Hamlets data. Despite this, there are over 6000 parking spaces on the estate itself, and plenty more across the Isle of…

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Lincoln Plaza — Galliard

Overview of the development Lincoln Plaza is a Galliard development of 546 apartments throughout an interesting, multi-use building. Originally known as Indescon Court phase 2, Lincoln Plaza is the second installation of homes on the Indescon court site. The site…

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One Park Drive

Overview of the development Probably the most exciting new development in Canary Wharf, One Park Drive is the Canary Wharf groups attempt at a flagship building for their new residential area Wood Wharf. Standing 215 meters tall and 58-storeys, One…

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How safe is Canary Wharf?

The financial center of Canary Wharf is undergoing a transition. Built in the 1980s, this cluster of office buildings holding the majority of the UK’s financial sector has pivoted from attracting solely finance businesses, towards a mix of technology.  As…

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Wardian London — Ballymore

Wardian London is a Ballymore and EcoWorld London joint project. Taking a modernist style, it is a striking development of two of the tallest residential towers ever built in London, standing at 55-storeys (187m) and 50-storeys (158m), respectively.   The…

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9 Facts About Canary Wharf Station

An impressive building, Canary Wharf tube station was designed by leading architect Sir Norman Foster. As part of the extension of the Jubilee Line, it was one of 11 new stations, with the initial design consultation beginning in 1990. Canary…

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Landmark East and West

Overview of the development Landmark east and west towers are the two principle towers of the Landmark Docklands development area, situated at the western end of South Quay dock. Chalegrove Properties Ltd developed the waterside area, hiring architects Squire and…

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The Collective-Canary Wharf

Baltimore Wharf meets communal living The Collective was originally planned to be a normal hotel! As part of developer Galliard Homes regeneration plan for Baltimore Wharf, an area to the east of Millwall inner dock, Galliard obtained planning permission for…

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Canary Wharf Farm (Yes, a farm!)

Intro We all know that spending time with nature is good for our health. Aside from physical exercise, getting outdoors amongst the greenery is proven to be great for our mental health too. It helps improve mood and reduces stress…

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Baltimore Tower-Galliard

Overview of the development Baltimore Tower is a 45-storey, 151m tall, spiralling mixture of glass and steel. Originally known as Baltimore Tower, the building has also been known as Arena Tower — however more recently has begun to be referred…

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Waitrose Canary Wharf

Ever had date night in a supermarket?! Canary Wharf’s Waitrose is the brands flagship store. With plenty of unique features — including a steak and oyster restaurant — this Waitrose spans 3 floors and includes Waitrose Home and Fashion sections.…

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Getting the train to Canary Wharf

Intro The latest news is that Crossrail is delayed (again!), with the full line now not due to open until 2023. Faster rail transit times across London, alongside the promised 39 minute rail connection between Canary Wharf and London Heathrow…

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Why is it called Canary Wharf?

Canary Wharf is a household name. Primarily known for finance, the area is now well-connected, home to some of the UK’s tallest buildings, and renowned for its high salaries! But it hasn’t always been this way. The Isle of Dogs…

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One Canada Square

The original Canary Wharf flagship Also known as: Canary Wharf Tower, or The Canary Wharf building! One Canada Square is an interesting product of vision, capitalism, government deregulation and exceptional engineering. Planned to be even taller, and only reduced in…

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6 ways to get to Canary Wharf

6 Canary Wharf transport links When Canary Wharf began its development in the 1980s, the Isle of Dogs was renowned for being very inaccessible, especially via public transport! Fortunately a lot has changed over the last 40 years! There have…

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The Ultimate Guide to Winter Gardens

Intro If you have been browsing the developments in Canary Wharf, or indeed many new build developments across London, you will have noticed an unmistakeable trend in recent years; wintergardens. It is the developers buzzword of choice, and more and…

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Pan Peninsula – Ballymore

Overview of the development Pan Peninsula was arguably the first “Ultra Luxury” development in Canary Wharf. It is an oriental style 762 apartment development, compromising of 2 towers linked by a central podium. It was one of the first developments…