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London Streets of Gold at Night

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EXPLORE # 242, FRONT PAGE on the 21st September.

 

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One Canada Square (also known as the Canary Wharf Tower) is a skyscraper in Canary Wharf, London. It is the tallest building in the United Kingdom at 800 ft (240 m) above sea level, or 771 ft (235 m) above ground level[5][6] (see height section for other quoted heights). It is the sixth tallest building in the European Union.

 

One Canada Square is a conspicuous London landmark, clearly visible at a distance from large areas of East and South London in particular.

 

The tower can be seen approximately 30 miles (50 km) away from the following notable observation places:

 

. Gore Hill, Amersham, around 28 miles (45 km) away

. ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire is over 32 miles (51 km) away

. Guildford, around 31 miles (50 km) away

 

Canary Wharf is a large business and shopping development in London, located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, centred on the old West India Docks in the London Docklands.

 

Rivalling London's traditional financial centre, The Square Mile, Canary Wharf contains the UK's three tallest buildings:

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canary_Wharf

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_Canada_Square

 

London Streets of Gold at Night

  

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