Canary Wharf ice rink

Pop-up ice rinks with scenic backgrounds of London’s most famous buildings are a family favourite, and arguably the best part of winter in London. From the Natural History museum; to Hampton Court Palace, Tower Bridge, and of course, Canary Wharf, London’s ice rinks — and the obligatory glass of mulled wine — are now a… Continue reading Canary Wharf ice rink

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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

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 Wharf — the only previous option located within… 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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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

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 Tower Hamlets planning, the London Mayor, and prospective… Continue reading South Quay Masterplan

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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

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

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How tall is Canary Wharf?

Canary Wharf is famous for several things: As the UK’s leading financial centre — with more finance jobs than the City of London Being surrounded by water in the regenerated docklands area That famous tower! — and a collection of high rise buildings But what few people really appreciate, is just how tall Canary Wharf… 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

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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

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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

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