South Dock bridge — Canary Wharf’s new footbridge

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 from the Peninsula Tower Hamlets have hired Knight… Continue reading South Dock bridge — Canary Wharf’s new footbridge

Top bubble tea in Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf has a growing selection of food and drink, with many pop-up stalls and indoor and outdoor food markets! As a truly international area a great thing about Canary Wharf is the variety of food and drink on offer — from Sushi to Steak and everything in between! Aside from traditional cafés and coffee… Continue reading Top bubble tea in Canary Wharf

Published
Categorized as Guides

Parks near Canary Wharf

Despite London having a staggering amount of greenery — a 2011 UK National Ecosystem Assessment claimed 47% of the capital was made up of green space — any city can feel like a concrete jungle sometimes. If you’re looking for a bit of fresh air — this guide is for you! Here’s a compilation of… Continue reading Parks near Canary Wharf

Published
Categorized as Guides

How tall is Canary Wharf?

How do we measure tall? Before looking at the tallest buildings, we first need to define what we are measuring. This is not quite as easy as you would assume — this architecture website counts at least 10 methods of working out where the top is — and hence buildings frequently have a variation of… Continue reading How tall is Canary Wharf?

A guide to Yoga in Canary Wharf

With 2021 looming and New Year’s resolutions arriving shortly, it’s that time of the year when people are considering fitness again. Yoga and Pilates have rapidly increased in popularity over the last few years — and could be a great option for anyone looking to start a new fitness regime or mix up their existing… Continue reading A guide to Yoga in Canary Wharf

Published
Categorized as Guides

Third Space — Canary Wharf

An introduction to Third Space Canary Wharf With beginnings dating back to Soho in 2001, The Third Space — as it was then known — is a fast growing, boutique fitness and luxury gym brand. Acquired by Encore Capital in 2014 the group has undergone extensive renovation of all their gyms with their aim to… Continue reading Third Space — Canary Wharf

Published
Categorized as Guides

Canary Wharf’s DLR station

The biggest DLR station Canary Wharf’s DLR station is a 6 track monster — the biggest on the DLR network. It has also come a long way since its opening in 1991. The DLR network has had multiple extensions and expansions — now serving 45 stations with triple-length automated trains. Passenger numbers have skyrocketed, having… Continue reading Canary Wharf’s DLR station

Published
Categorized as Guides

Water Pavilions

Innovative design in Wood Wharf One of the nicest things about living in Canary Wharf is the sense of constant change and progression. The area has changed remarkably over the years. Yet, with major developments in the pipeline across the peninsula — alongside the new Wood Wharf area — this change continues rapidly! In the… Continue reading Water Pavilions

Published
Categorized as Guides

Uber Boat at Canary Wharf

Uber Boat has taken over Londons Thames Clipper ticketing – making travelling to and from Canary Wharf even more convenient. Find out what’s actually changed, and details on the new service.

Published
Categorized as Guides

Swimming in Canary Wharf docks

Waterfront property is in. Instead of filling in the docklands to create more land for housing, you are now more likely to find developers demolishing buildings to open up access to the waterfront! Across the Isle of Dogs, developments with access to the water as a key feature are springing up: The new estate Wood… Continue reading Swimming in Canary Wharf docks

Published
Categorized as Guides

Wood Wharf — Canary Wharf Group

Expanding upon Canary Wharf Canary Wharf is famous for being the UKs biggest financial hub, a private estate in the heart of east London.  The success of the financial center has spurned massive regeneration and large residential development across the Isle of Dogs. Yet, up until now there have been no residential offerings from the… Continue reading Wood Wharf — Canary Wharf Group

Published
Categorized as Guides

Crossrail Place

What’s Crossrail? If you have missed the last decade, Crossrail, aka the Elizabeth Line, is a completely new 73-mile railway line. It routes east to west across London, and once completed it is predicted over 200m people annually will use it. The 60miles of track starts further east than Stratford, and runs right the way… Continue reading Crossrail Place

Published
Categorized as Guides

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 Dogs. In fact, for its zone 2 location, its a relatively easy part of London… Continue reading Driving to Canary Wharf

Published
Categorized as Guides

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 this docklands area has developed, transport links have improved and it has also become a… Continue reading How safe is Canary Wharf?

Published
Categorized as Guides

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 levels. Even property developers have embraced the idea, with local development The Wardian having imported… Continue reading Canary Wharf Farm (Yes, a farm!)

Published
Categorized as Guides