Canary Wharf was built on the old West India Docks in the Isle of Dogs. With the advent of major container ships in the 1960s, the docks, which were suitable only for smaller vessels, had steadily declined and by 1980 had closed entirely. The area has been reinvented as a major London business district, with […]
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Originally called the Millennium Dome, built to house the Millennium Experience, a large number of exhibits and attractions connected to living in the year 2000. The exhibition drew to a close in 2001 and the site lay dormant for some time. Following a major refurbishment of the complete internal structure the dome re-opened in 2007 as The O2, a complex on the Greenwich Peninsula in South East London, containing bars, restaurants, a cinema and the O2 Arena, a 20,000 seat capacity multi-purpose indoor stadium.
A Twilight gigapixel panorama shot from Greenwich looking towards Canary Wharf with the City of London in the distance. The River Thames flows past the Millennium Dome (the O2) with the many skyscrapers of Canary Wharf, including one Canada Square, towering above the river. Further into the distance you can see the iconic structures of […]
This image was shot as part of a commission for the cable car across the Thames, the Emirates Air Line. It was captured near Royal Victoria Docks and takes in a huge view across South and East London, and distant landmarks like the QEII Bridge at Dartford. You can zoom in and explore in detail […]
London cityscape panorama with views from the south of the city across to the Isle of Dogs, Canary Wharf and Greenwich with the O2 Arena (Millennium Dome) visible. The construction of the new Pan Peninsula Towers is almost complete.
This panorama shows the views over London from The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. The Naval College site was planned out by Sir Christopher Wren for use as a home for retired sailors. Now the Naval College themselves have moved on, the palladian building is used by the University of Greenwich and Trinity College of […]