How safe is Canary Wharf?

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin 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 this docklands area has developed, transport links… Continue reading How safe is Canary Wharf?

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Wardian London — Ballymore

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin The Wardian 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 two towers, east and west, are linked… Continue reading Wardian London — Ballymore

Canary Wharf Station — 7 Interesting Facts

Last Updated on February 13, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin 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 Wharf tube station opened in 1999 and… Continue reading Canary Wharf Station — 7 Interesting Facts

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Landmark East and West

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin 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 Partners for the design.  The development in… Continue reading Landmark East and West

The Collective-Canary Wharf

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin 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 a 21-storey building. Originally intended to be… Continue reading The Collective-Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf Farm (Yes, a farm!)

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin 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 levels. Even property developers have embraced the… Continue reading Canary Wharf Farm (Yes, a farm!)

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Baltimore Tower-Galliard

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin 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 to as Baltimore Tower again! It was… Continue reading Baltimore Tower-Galliard

Waitrose Canary Wharf

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin Opening hours Monday to Friday 07:00 – 21:00 Saturday 08:00 – 21:00 Sunday 12:00 – 18:00 Waitrose Canary Wharf opening hours Background Originally opened in 2002, Canary Wharf Waitrose has always been one of the largest and most successful Waitrose branches in the country. In a cavernous… Continue reading Waitrose Canary Wharf

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Getting the train to Canary Wharf

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin 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 Airport will have to wait a bit… Continue reading Getting the train to Canary Wharf

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Why is it called Canary Wharf?

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin When did the area become known as Canary Wharf? Canary Wharf took its name in 1937, due to the areas docklands history and its close links with the Canary Islands. To find out why this small area of East London is associated with a collection of 8… Continue reading Why is it called Canary Wharf?

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Sailmakers – Harbour Central

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin An overview of Harbour Central Part of the £550m Harbour Central development, Sailmakers is the name given to a collection of 355 new build flats to rent in Canary Wharf. Developed by Galliard, the Harbour Central plot contains 7 buildings, with the center piece being Maine Tower,… Continue reading Sailmakers – Harbour Central

One Canada Square

Last Updated on March 9, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin 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 height due to air traffic regulations, here… Continue reading One Canada Square

Vertus – 10 George Street

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin Overview of the development 10 George Street, also known as Vertus, is the first residential development completed on the Canary Wharf groups new private estate. GRID Architects, based in Southwark, were commissioned by the Canary Wharf group to design the 37 Storey tower. It is the first… Continue reading Vertus – 10 George Street

6 ways to get to Canary Wharf

London City Aiport

Last Updated on February 13, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin 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 been major improvements in transport links to… Continue reading 6 ways to get to Canary Wharf

The Ultimate Guide to Winter Gardens

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin 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 more new build apartments are being built… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Winter Gardens

Pan Peninsula – Ballymore

Last Updated on January 4, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin 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 of the Millharbour area, as part of… Continue reading Pan Peninsula – Ballymore

Dollar Bay — Mount Anvil

Last Updated on March 16, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin As architects, being able to realise such an elegant form and shimmering façade, which are functional and contribute to the sustainable aspects of the building, is very satisfying. Barbara Clarenz — Simpson Haugh, Associate Partner The building itself is a beautiful development standing alone as a glistening… Continue reading Dollar Bay — Mount Anvil

Maine Tower – Harbour Central

Maine Tower Harbour Central

Last Updated on March 16, 2021 by CanaryDevelopmentAdmin An overview of Harbour Central Maine Tower, in what is known as the Harbour Central development, is a 41-storey new-build apartment tower by Galliard Homes. The interesting tower — described as Art-Deco — sits on a plot between 3 other similarly styled buildings in the center of… Continue reading Maine Tower – Harbour Central