Canary Wharf, Docklands, Poplar, London

Canary Wharf, Docklands, Poplar, London
Photograph taken August 2002 © Copyright Historic England Archive ref: nmr 21745/04

Canary Wharf marks the decline of London as a major port. These shining office blocks were built on the West India Dock as part of a scheme to revitalise the Docklands and to expand the commercial and financial centre outside the confines of the historic City of London. Construction began in 1986.

Location

Greater London Poplar

Period

2000s (2000 - 2009)

Tags

river wharf office redevelopment dock 2000s (2000 - 2009)