View across the River Thames from Rotherhithe over to Canary Wharf. Canary Wharf Pier is visible down on the water, and it’s here that the Thames Clipper docks with commuters coming from up and downriver to work at Canary Wharf. The tallest building in the image is One Canada Square, also visible are 25 Canada […]
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Before the completion of The Shard in 2010, One Canada Square in London’s Canary Wharf was the tallest building in the United Kingdom, a title it had held for 20 years. Designed by Cesar Pelli and constructed by Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons this 50-storey 235-metre skyscraper has become a landmark London building.
During the two decades following it’s construction the area expanded greatly and many new skyscrapers joined One Canada Square, including its close neighbours at 8 and 25 Canada Square. Canary Wharf is now home to almost 100,00 workers.
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 […]
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 […]
Panoramic view form the South Bank London looking out onto Canary Wharf, City of London, The Shard, St Pauls Cathedral, The Olympic Village 2012. This is a very high resolution panorama, you can zoom in to see details and further explore London’s landmark buildings, including Tower 42, 30 St Mary Axe, The Barbican, Heron Tower […]
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 […]