Canary Wharf Group resi skyscraper underway in London, UK

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Canary Wharf Group resi skyscraper major plans have been revealed, with the residential tower set to rise at the London Docklands estate western end. The build to rent park Place which is to be built by Canary Wharf Contractors, was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and will rise to 55 storeys. It will be three floors lower than the neighbouring Newfoundland residential tower which is at 58 storeys.

There will be a workspace near the new waterside public square, a four-floor mixed-use pavilion with shops and restaurants from were the slender high rise will start.
The Canary Wharf Group resi skyscraper site is already vacant but was earlier occupied by a 1980s building, which contained the former HQ of Littlejohn Frazer offices.

The Park Place site has been the subject of a number of different planning consents, all office-led schemes, the latest being for the 624 homes specifically made for rent only. It will consist both market rent and affordable homes. Planning permission brought the decision to start enabling works on the Canary Wharf Group resi skyscraper in 2023, building fit-out is set for 2025 and handed over in 2028.

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Canary Wharf Group is the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe, developing, managing and owning interests in approximately 7.7 million sq ft of office space, 0.9 million sq ft of retail and over 2,000 apartments. The company is the largest sustainable developer in the UK with more than 10 million sq ft of sustainable certified projects. They have also purchased 100% electricity from renewable sources from 2012 and contributed zero waste to landfill from 2009.

Living with Vertus gives an award-winning experience built on exceptional service – one already enjoyed by a thriving community revolving around a variety of work and social spaces. Canary Wharf home to one of the biggest modern retail expansions in the United Kingdom with more than 300 shops, cafés, bars, restaurants, services and amenities.