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Canary Wharf, London

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Canary Wharf is a major business district located in Tower Hamlets, east London, England. It is one of the United Kingdom's two main financial centres – along with the traditional City of London – and contains many of Europe's tallest buildings, including the second-tallest in Great Britain, One Canada Square.

Canary Wharf contains around 14,000,000 square feet (1,300,000 m2) of office and retail space, of which around 7,900,000 square feet (730,000 m2) 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, Infosys, Fitch Ratings, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, KPMG, MetLife, Moody's, Morgan Stanley, RBC, Skadden, State Street and Thomson Reuters.

Canary Wharf is located on the West India Docks on the Isle of Dogs.
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  • Canary Wharf is the financial hub of London. With top bank offices like HSBC, Bank of America, CITI... The offices are sky touching, marvelous and are just located beside the Thames River. Canary Whar...  read more »
  • My fav financial centre! I love the shops and the restaurants as well as the commercial office buildings. I stayed in the hotels here in Canary Wharf and each day was beautiful. I wandered after the o...  read more »
  • I am coming here for years due to the business reasons, but this area which was once known for its busiest docks in the world is actually a very pleasant part of the city with lot of good restaurants,...  read more »
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