The Best Gyms in Canary Wharf

As Canary Wharf’s population has grown, the selection of gyms has expanded rapidly! Many new developments already have luxury residents gyms, as a result, standalone gyms have had to up their game and provide significantly more offerings. There are climbing walls, boxing rings and infinity pools, in this selection of the best gyms in Canary… Continue reading The Best Gyms in Canary Wharf

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Baltimore Wharf

Overview The Baltimore Wharf apartments were constructed in the first phase of a larger redevelopment known as Baltimore Wharf. The apartments were built by developer Ballymore, with later phases of Baltimore Wharf constructed by Galliard. Designed by architects Skidmore Owings and Merrill, the apartment complex is centred around a landscaped boulevard with a series of… Continue reading Baltimore Wharf

Summer Lights festival

Arguably the most popular free event hosted by the Canary Wharf Group — the annual Winter Lights Festival — had a muted response this year due to Covid-19 restrictions. With a hot summer forecast, and in a continued drive to host more free events for the growing number of residents, the group are hosting their… Continue reading Summer Lights festival

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Pop-up Basketball at Canary Wharf

Last Updated on June 10, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin New for 2021, a collaboration with artist Yinka Ilori and the Canary Wharf Group brings a public basketball court to the area! In time for this summer’s heatwave, Canary Wharf’s basketball court opened at the end of May. It is the first public basketball court in Canary… Continue reading Pop-up Basketball at Canary Wharf

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A guide to Canary Wharf’s new Amazon Fresh store

Filled with subterranean shopping malls, FinTech companies and driverless trains, tech-packed Canary Wharf continually has one eye on the future. The latest futuristic addition comes in the form of a checkout-less shop — Amazon’s fourth Amazon Fresh Store in the UK. No cash, cards, queuing, or tills required, the entire experience is automated. Simply pick… Continue reading A guide to Canary Wharf’s new Amazon Fresh store

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The Underline — Underneath Canary Wharf’s DLR tracks

Once characterised as being cut-off and difficult to access, the Isle of Dogs public transport network has been transformed over the years. In fact, the Zone 2 location is now one of the most accessible parts of London with multiple forms of public transport: Jubilee line 24 hour bus routes Uber Boat Docklands Light Railway… Continue reading The Underline — Underneath Canary Wharf’s DLR tracks

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The best views of Canary Wharf

The evolution of Canary Wharf since the 1980s has transformed the remnants of the UK’s largest docks into a skyscraper packed peninsula. East London’s most famous skyline is best observed from afar, and there are multiple locations around London to get the perfect shot — or just sit back and take in the view! Here’s… Continue reading The best views of Canary Wharf

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Cuba Street Canary Wharf

Between the cluster of high-rise development in the central portion of the Isle of Dogs, and the western edge — home to Europe’s tallest residential building Landmark Pinnacle — lies a small gap between towering developments. Plans for a 428 apartment residential development, known currently as Cuba Street, are set to smooth the transition between… Continue reading Cuba Street Canary Wharf

54 Marsh Wall — Redevelopment

Nestled within an area of high development — a 5-minute walk from the financial centre of Canary Wharf — lies 54-58 Marsh Wall. Architects Rolfe Judd have big plans for the intricately shaped plot. Current approved planning permission looks set to turn the current commercial buildings into an interestingly designed upmarket residential complex. The two… Continue reading 54 Marsh Wall — Redevelopment

Canary Wharf average salaries

Canary Wharf is a small private estate, famous for housing a considerable proportion of the U.K.’s banking and financial technology sectors. As a result, there are many questions surrounding who works there, and what they earn! One question that’s frequently asked — how much is the average Canary Wharf salary? Unsurprisingly Canary Wharf is significantly… Continue reading Canary Wharf average salaries

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South Quay Masterplan

Last Updated on April 2, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin There are plenty of new Canary Wharf buildings, and thousands of future homes in the pipeline. One key driver of the placement of new buildings across the Isle of dogs, are area masterplans. These masterplans provide a framework for areas identified for high-density new development. They guide… Continue reading South Quay Masterplan

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Vetro London

Last Updated on March 16, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin Is this the UK’s poshest Premier Inn? Vetro London is a 30-storey mixed-use tower a stone’s throw from Canary Wharf. A mixture of luxury apartments alongside a 400-room hotel, the development previously known as Westferry Quarter Tower is located in West India Quay immediately adjacent to Westferry… Continue reading Vetro London

Phoenix Heights — Canary Wharf

4 Mastmaker road — branded Phoenix Heights — is a mixed-use residential development located immediately south of Canary Wharf in E14. It was a combined project between major developer Ballymore, and One Housing Group. With the development of Ballymore’s first ultra-luxury property Pan Peninsula nearby, this development held the bulk of the affordable housing required… Continue reading Phoenix Heights — Canary Wharf

Glengall Quay — Millharbour

Glengall Quay is the name for an upcoming development, located between 49-59 Millharbour in the central Isle of Dogs. The development takes its name from Glengall Bridge, the bridge situated adjacent to the site that crosses Millwall Inner dock. Accepted on appeal in December 2018, the proposals involve two towers of 26 and 30-storeys, comprising… Continue reading Glengall Quay — Millharbour

225 Marsh Wall

Designed by Make Architects, 225 Marsh Wall — rebranded Halcyon London in early 2021 — is a high-rise residential tower under development to the south-east of the Canary Wharf estate in Cubitt Town. The Neighbouring tower, The Madison, currently stands alone as the tallest tower in this northeastern section of the Isle of Dogs, however… Continue reading 225 Marsh Wall

Quay House Canary Wharf

Quay House — sometimes known as One South Quay — is a future waterfront development, located immediately south of the Canary Wharf estate overlooking South Dock. Previously rejected in 2014, new planning permission for the site obtained in 2020, with minor amendments currently sought before construction begins. Plans are for a 35-storey tower with a… Continue reading Quay House Canary Wharf

South Dock bridge — Canary Wharf’s new footbridge

Last Updated on February 13, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin The Canary Wharf estate has quite literally been reclaimed from the water. While transport links have improved massively — pedestrian links north and south to the estate have fallen behind. A new bridge aims to address this, spanning across Middle Dock and helping to improve pedestrian access… Continue reading South Dock bridge — Canary Wharf’s new footbridge