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Pictures of Canary Wharf

in the town of London, in the county of Greater London

About Canary Wharf

This is London's newest and brightest business district. It offers luxurious office buildings with up to the minute facilities, and a range of smart shops, cafe's, pubs and restaurants. It also houses three of the U.K's tallest buildings, these being the HSBC Tower, The Canary Wharf Tower and the Citigroup Centre.

The new development of Canary Wharf has been an outstanding success, as it continues to expand new housing is being provided along with further leisure facilities including provision for the arts.

Canary Wharf is situate in the Tower Hamlets region of London, it is centred around the old West India Docks in London's Docklands, the development began in 1988 and as previously stated, it continues to grow.

A boat shuttle service runs from Canary Wharf Pier to Greenwich, the City of London and the West End.

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Greenwich, Greater London

Greenwich (330 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

(1.7 miles, 2.7 km, direction SE)

The might of british sea-power and the historic town of Greenwich are inseparable. Two famous English sea-faring vessels are here, one is the Cutty Sark, a famous old clipper that shipped tea from China in the 19th-century, and the other, from the 20th-century is Gypsy Moth 1V, sailed round the world by Sir Francis Chichester...

Methodist Central Hall Westminster

London (3329 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Greater London

(4.5 miles, 7.3 km, direction W)

London is one of the top cities in the world, full of history and so many beautiful and fascinating places to visit.You will never tire of all the many fascinating and exciting.....

St. Pancras, London

St Pancras (44 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

(4.7 miles, 7.5 km, direction W)

The name of the area is taken from the boy martyred in AD 304. Pancras was the orphaned Christian son of a Phrygian nobleman who was brought up at the court of the Emperor in Rome...


Westminster (131 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

(4.9 miles, 7.8 km, direction W)

Of all the jewels in the City of Westminster, none shines more brightly than Westminster Abbey, stunning setting for the coronation of almost every English monarch since William the Conqueror was crowned there in 1066...

Eltham Palace

Eltham (37 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

(4.9 miles, 7.9 km, direction SE)

The attractive suburb of Eltham is part of the urban sprawl of Greater London...

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The Cutty Sark Museum Ship, London

Cutty Sark Museum Ship (38 Pictures)

(1.6 miles, 2.6 km, direction S)

The Cutty Sark is the only surviving extreme clipper in the world. She now sits in dry dock and is one of the great sights of.....

Royal Naval College from The Water Gate, Greenwich

Old Royal Naval College (77 Pictures)

(1.6 miles, 2.6 km, direction S)


A picture of Three Mills

Three Mills (22 Pictures)

(1.7 miles, 2.7 km, direction N)

A fascinating group of historic industrial buildings which include the House Mill, the largest tidal mill left standing in.....

Greenwich; The National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum (17 Pictures)

(1.8 miles, 2.9 km, direction SE)

This museum is one of the most important of all the British museums, for it is a unique celebration of the history of the British.....

Royal Observatory

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich (35 Pictures)

(2.0 miles, 3.3 km, direction SE)

The Royal Observatory was constructed by Sir Christopher Wren following the appointment of John Flamsteed as Royal Astronomer in.....

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