Why should people live in Canary Wharf?
Canary Wharf is a vibrant hotspot with its sleek tower blocks dominating the city’s skyline and infectious atmosphere; there really is no place in London quite like it. On arrival at the tube station the escalators transport you into the hub of this financial district surrounded by water and striking architecture everywhere. Once dubbed a soulless place that transforms into a ghost town at weekends it is now becoming the coolest place to live in London. Described as a townies little bit of heaven Canary Wharf has the perfect balance of peace and tranquillity with all the buzz and atmosphere required to have the perfect quality of life. With luxury residential properties located along the bankside of the River Thames and even more harboured around the various pretty docksides, living here really is all it’s cracked up to be. And if you prefer to embrace the skyline then living up on the dizzy heights of the 40th floor is defiantly possible with the many luxury high-rise developments such as Pan Peninsula and The Landmark now offer, as well as all the luxurious off plan opportunities coming soon such as Wardian by Ballymore and One Park Drive, London’s first residential tower by Herzog & de Meuron. With all the infrastructure now firmly in place, with two shopping malls, and another under construction, a tube station making it possible to be in central London within 15 minutes , DLR and Cross Rail station already complete what more could the assertive Londoner want? Well throw in a mix of the best restaurants in town and an eclectic mix of people with a genuine love for this little piece of New York in London, it’s time to appreciate what Canary Wharf has to offer.