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Canary Wharf, London

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Canary Wharf is a major business district in east London, within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. It is one of the United Kingdom's two main financial centres – along with the City of London – and contains many of Europe's tallest buildings, including the second-tallest in the UK, One Canada Square.Canary Wharf contains around 16000000sqft of office and retail space, of which around 7900000sqft (about 49%) is owned by Canary Wharf Group. Around 105,000 people work in Canary Wharf, and it is home to the world or European headquarters of numerous major banks, professional services firms, and media organisations, including Barclays, Citigroup, Clifford Chance, Credit Suisse, EY, Fitch Ratings, HSBC, Infosys, J.P. Morgan, KPMG, MetLife, Moody's, Morgan Stanley, RBC, S&P Global, Skadden, State Street, and Thomson Reuters.
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  • Canary Wharf reminds me a bit of Central Hong Kong, full of banks, modern skyscrapers, modern London Underground Station but of course it is less crowded. There are several shopping centres where you ...  more »
  • My first visit to a Browns. We were seated at a nice table. The waiter who s name I didn't take but was a young mixed race boy was very attentive and very professional . We had just a bottle of house ...  more »
  • An interesting to place to walk around. A shopping mall followed by a walk around the water. Many restaurants and a free museum. All restaurants look goid  more »

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