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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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  • Loved our stay in London this weeeknd. Canary Wharf offers a lot of options for people looking to dine out. Magnificent huge buildings that tower over Canary Wharf with the sun gleaming down make sure...  more »
  • Canary Wharf is primarily a business district, but it also has plenty of hotels, shops and restaurants and is on the tube line which means the rest of London is easily accessible. Would stay in this a...  more »
  • Stayed at the Hilton and visited the Restaurant and bars across the water at Canary Wharf. Good atmosphere and very popular. Sat outside in the sun with a drink by the Water, nice and relaxing after a...  more »

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