Canary Wharf is a world-renowned financial district, with 4 million sq.ft of office space in 37 buildings, and a working population of 112,000. It is also a world-class leisure, culture and retail environment, with 300 bars, shops and restaurants, and a wide-ranging programme of arts, leisure and public events.
Discover more than 120 retail outlets in Canary Wharf, from the smallest of boutiques to the largest names in international designer labels.
A WORLD STAGE
A world stage on your doorstep. The O2 arena is one of the largest arenas in the world and by some margin the world’s busiest music venue, selling almost 2 million tickets a year.
It’s more than 200 years since ships first sailed into the West India Docks with exotic cargo from Asia and the Far East such as saffron, cinnamon and jasmine. Today, inspirational chefs use those taste sensations to create culinary experiences in the renowned restaurants of Canary Wharf.
London is home to 40 higher education institutions and more than 400,000 students studying at some of the most highly-ranked universities in the world – such as Imperial College for engineering and science, the London School of Economics for social science, and research-led King’s College.
LONDON CITY AIRPORT
London City Airport – the only airport actually in London – offers passengers flights to more than 40 destinations across the UK, Europe and the USA.
NEW TRADE ROUTES
Canary Wharf lies at the heart of the capital’s highly-connected transport network, with the Jubilee line on the London Underground and the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), and is accessible by road, river and air. In 2018 Canary Wharf Crossrail station will add the rapid-transit east-west Elizabeth line to travel options.
GREENWICH AND NEARBY
The Royal Borough of Greenwich, one of the five boroughs of London Docklands, is celebrated for the central role it has played in the world’s maritime history for more than three hundred years – since 1675, when astronomy enthusiast King Charles II commissioned Sir Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor to design the Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park and appointed the first Astronomer Royal to direct it.