Category Guides

Welcome to the guides section of Canary Development.

There’s a broad selection of guides to Canary Wharf including:

It also includes blog posts covering commercial buildings in Canary Wharf — such as the new Crossrail Place station, and the worlds tallest Novotel!

If you are looking for information on development in the local area, most of the buildings covered are in the apartments to buy, or apartments to rent sections of this site.

If you would like any additional information about any of the guides — or any specific events covered — please feel free to get in touch.

Two military boats alongside a superyacht in Canary Wharf

Behind the Luxury Yachts Moored in Canary Wharf

Take a closer look between the skyscrapers that dominate the Canary Wharf skyline and, at times, you may find a range of super yachts moored there! Occasionally, there are also specialist military boats too. As Canary Wharf is quite literally…

Barista making the best coffee in Canary Wharf

The best speciality coffee in Canary Wharf!

If you’re a coffee lover, then you’ll know that there’s nothing better than finding a great speciality coffee shop. And if you’re lucky enough to be in Canary Wharf, then you’re in for a real treat! The coffee scene has…

City of London and the Walkie Talkie building sunset

Canary Wharf vs City of London

It is no secret that the United Kingdom’s two financial districts are closely linked. Metaphorically — and physically — by the autonomous Docklands Light Railway. However, while the City of London has been a trading hub for centuries, the UKs…

Canary Wharf nighttime panorama

Public or Private? Who Really Owns Canary Wharf?

When most people think of Canary Wharf, they imagine the shiny skyscrapers and busy streets that form this iconic area of London. But who actually owns this estate, and is it private or public property? In this article, we will…

A look at Canary Wharf’s water construction

Is Canary Wharf built on water?

The London skyline is changing. Once dominated by the spires of Westminster Abbey and St. Paul’s Cathedral, the city is now being reshaped by a new generation of skyscrapers. The most striking example of this transformation is Canary Wharf. Built…

popcorn and a directors block comparing the best cinemas in canary wharf

A guide to Cinema’s in Canary Wharf

Looking for a date night out, or to take the kids to the cinema? With two permanent cinemas and in Canary Wharf alongside the estate’s pop-up summer screens, there is something for everyone! Everyman Cinema offers a unique experience with…

Chinese food from London’s largest floating restaurant Lotus Chinese Canary Wharf

2022’s Best Chinese Restaurants in Canary Wharf

Like many areas of London, Canary Wharf has a variety of authentic cuisine from across the globe. Food options cover everything from traditional breakfast cafés, to Taiwanese bubble tea! Despite Covid-19, and its exceptionally hard hit to the restaurant industry,…

Canary Wharf’s billingsgate fish market in front of HSBC tower and One Canada Square

Canary Wharf’s fish market

Billingsgate fish market — sometimes known as Canary Wharf fish market — is not only London’s largest fish market, it’s the largest inland fish market in the UK! Located on the northern edge of the Canary Wharf financial centre, this…

canary wharf with snaking thames boat ride to tower bridge

Things to do with kids in Canary Wharf

There are plenty of things to do in Canary Wharf. But, it’s fair to say that at first glance, the area doesn’t appear particularly child-friendly. Canary Wharf was once solely packed with glistening skyscrapers, corporate offices, and high-end restaurants! However,…

cyclists ride through crossrail place bridge in canary wharf

Cycling in Canary Wharf

Embracing public transport and ditching the car, Canary Wharf, alongside the wider Isle of Dogs area, is awash with carshare schemes: public transport hubs, and even E-scooters. But there is one entirely carbon-free way of getting around, cycling! With the…