Open House Festival

One Canada Square, Canary Wharf Group (CWG) Marketing Suite


César Pelli, 1991

Meet: South Lobby, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, E14 5AB

One of the most iconic structures dominating London’s skyline, One Canada Square is the third tallest building in the UK. It is Canary Wharf Group's landmark tower which houses Europe’s most influential FinTech scaler, Level39.

Getting there


Heron Quays, Canary Wharf


D3, D7, D8, 135, 277

Additional travel info

Canary Wharf Jubilee line, DLR and Elizabeth line. River: Canary Wharf Pier. Please visit our website for further travel information:



Canary Wharf Background

Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe. CWG develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 9 million square feet of mixed-use space and over 1,100 Build to Rent apartments.

CWG is the largest sustainable developer in the UK and also excels operationally as it purchases 100% electricity from renewable sources since 2012 and zero waste to landfill since 2009.

CWG has created a 24/7 city where people can live, work and thrive on the Canary Wharf estate and enjoy all the benefits: great transport links, access to green spaces and waterside living; and a wide range of amenities including an award-winning arts and events programme. Canary Wharf’s retail offering comprises over 300 shops, including grocery stores, pharmacies, health clubs, bars and restaurants, all within 15 minutes’ walk.

The Company’s current £2bn construction activity and pipeline includes more than 500k sq ft NIA of commercial properties and over 2,300 new homes for sale and rent.

• 120,000 daily working population
• Five retail malls including the award-winning Crossrail
• One of London’s biggest roof gardens and
over 300 shops, bars and restaurants
• Over 200 culturally inspired events each year - most of
which are free to attend including the hugely popular
Winter Lights festival
• 20 acres of outdoor space and 17.2 million sq ft of
completed office and retail space
• Award winning public art collection with over 100 pieces
– the largest free to visit public art collections in the UK
• Around 49 million visits made each year to Canary

One Canada Square

Designed by Cesar Pelli and located at the heart of the Canary Wharf estate

Built on the original dock that received imports from the Canary Islands

Construction of Canary Wharf began in 1988

When completed in 1991, One Canada Square was the tallest office building in Europe with a height of 800 feet (244 metres) and 50 storeys

Located within a couple of minutes’ walk of three tube stations (on the Jubilee line and Elizabeth line) and DLR stations

Over 90,000 square feet of Guatemalan and Italian marble was used in the triple height lobby

Total of 3,960 windows

Lifts travel from ground level to the top in 40 seconds

Average floor size 28,000 square feet

In excess of 27,500 tonnes of British Steel and 50,000 bolts used in construction

Designed to reflect the sky, the exterior walls are clad in 370,000 sq ft Patten Hyclad Cambric finish stainless steel

Aircraft warning light on the very top of the Tower flashes 40 times a minute, 57,600 times a day.

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