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Canary WharfHome to the big banks, Canary Wharf is a purpose-built office hub in the regenerated Docklands. With the site extending to over 97 acres it's almost like a separate city in the east of London, powered by and for the financial sector. In 1991 the first tenants moved in and as recently as the mid 1960s, Canary Wharf was a cargo warehouse at the centre of West India Docks. In this former role most of the trade came in from the Canary Islands, giving the wharf its current name. Now, with its very modern glass-covered uniform tower blocks set on the water's edge, the ship merchants have been replaced with suits. Standing out among the towering office blocks is One Canada Square. At 244-metres, encompassing 50 floors, it's a truly formidable structure, visible from almost any high vantage point in Greater London. Being entirely purpose built, the wharf runs efficiently; even the shops, pubs and restaurants are modern and functional. Unlike other areas of the city, travel also runs like clockwork with commuters arriving daily via the Jubilee line and the DLR (Docklands Light Railway) while London City Airport, just 10 minutes by taxi, makes it convenient for international business travel.

 

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Underground Stations

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Canary Wharf Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Canning Town Tube Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canary Wharf Crossrail Station
 
0 minutes walk
 
Limehouse Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
City Harbour NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  38% off
South Quay, E14 | 6 minutes from Canary Wharf
Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Canary Wharf
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
One Canada Square
London > Attractions > Sights
1 Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Canary Wharf
Once the tallest building in the United Kingdom (a title it held from 1991 until 2012 when The Shard rose above it), One Canada Square is ... More
 
 
 
Canada Square Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Canary Wharf
... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Attractions > Museums
No 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5 minutes from Canary Wharf
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Ice Rink Canary Wharf
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 31st October 2015 to 27th February 2016
Canary Wharf Ice Rink, Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | Same location as Canary Wharf
One of London's largest ice rinks, the Ice Rink Canary Wharf is back for Christmas 2015, bringing some festive cheer ...More
 
 
 
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Soul Friday: Oomphf
London > Events > Music  Dates: Friday 12th February 2016 - 9.45pm
Boisdale's Of Canary Wharf, Cabot Hall, E14 | 4 minutes from Canary Wharf
The band performs upbeat funk and soul....More
 
 
 
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The Genius Of Ray Charles
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 23rd, 24th and 25th February 2016 - 9.45pm
Boisdale's Of Canary Wharf, Cabot Hall, E14 | 4 minutes from Canary Wharf
Pianist Jeremy Sassoon performs the classic songs by Ray Charles with his band....More
 
 
 
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Everyman Canary Wharf
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Crossrail Place Level 2, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Canary Wharf
The Everyman Cinema on level 2 of Crossrail Place - the brand's fifth cinema in the capital - sits within the six storey Canary Wharf Crossrail ... More
 
 
 
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Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Canada Square Park, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Canary Wharf
The Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf comes to Canada Square Park in September for 11 days of comedy, music, kids activities, dance, cabaret, acrobatics and kids theatre. ... More
 
 
 
Boisdale's Of Canary Wharf
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Cabot Hall, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 4 minutes from Canary Wharf
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Shopping near Canary Wharf

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Charbonnel et Walker
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Cabot Place West, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2 minutes from Canary Wharf
This long-established chocolatier, set up in 1875 at the behest of Edward VII, has been making the finest chocolate in traditional French style for 130 years. ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Place Mall
London > Shopping >
Bank Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3 minutes from Canary Wharf
Jubilee Place Mall, an underground shopping mall on the south side of Canary Wharf, offers shoppers a choice of fashion, pharmacies, cafes and restaurants. In November ... More
 
 
 
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Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 4 minutes from Canary Wharf
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Canary Wharf
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Canary Wharf
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Smollensky's
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
1 Reuters Plaza, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | Same location as Canary Wharf
Since Smollensky's on the Strand opened back in 1986 the American bar and grill has earned a reputation for family dining. At this Canary Wharf outpost ... More
 
 
 
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Billingsgate Seafood School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Billingsgate Market, Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 4 minutes from Canary Wharf
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Crossrail Place Roof Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Canary Wharf
With its semi open-air timber lattice roof the Crossrail Place Roof Garden on top of the Crossrail station in Canary Wharf provides a welcoming public space, ... More
 
 
 
Reebok Sports Club
London > Leisure > Fitness
Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2 minutes from Canary Wharf
... More
 
 
 
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The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 6 minutes from Canary Wharf
This fab game emerged in 1980 and has taken the world by storm. Popular with adrenalin junkies, paintballing is an action-packed, mission-driven past-time that is ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Canary Wharf

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Wibbley Wobbley
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Greenland Dock, off Rope Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 19 minutes from Canary Wharf
Cute, unpretentious bar housed on a boat docked in the Thames. A world away from the bustling, brash mainstream bars, pubs and clubs of central London, is ... More
 
 
 
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Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 29 minutes from Canary Wharf
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
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The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 30 minutes from Canary Wharf
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
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The Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
40 Canada Square Park, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Canary Wharf
The Parlour, located in the Park Pavilion on Canada Square, Canary Wharf, is an all-day bar and kitchen in the same vein as its sister bar, ... More
 
 
 
All Bar One Canary Wharf
London > Nightlife > Bars
42 Mackenzie Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Canary Wharf
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
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Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2 minutes from Canary Wharf
At ground floor level on Fisherman’s Walk at Canary Wharf, tables, chairs and merry-makers spill out of doors on to the riverside during the summer months. ... More
 
 
 
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Canary Wharf Meeting Rooms (Regus)
London > Business > Venue Hire
29th Floor, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Canary Wharf
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Canary Wharf Ice Rink
London > Business > Venue Hire
Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Canary Wharf
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5 minutes from Canary Wharf
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
 

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Soul Friday: Oomphf
Music | On 12th February 2016 

Boisdale's Of Canary Wharf 4.32 miles from Canary Wharf

The band performs upbeat funk and soul....More

Ice Rink Canary Wharf
Ice Rink Canary Wharf
Seasonal | Until 27th February 2016 

Canary Wharf Ice Rink 4.51 miles from Canary Wharf

One of London's largest ice rinks, the Ice Rink Canary Wharf is back for ...More

 
 
 
 
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