Canada Square facts for kids
View of the square in 2013
|Maintained by||Canary Wharf Group|
|Location||Canary Wharf, London, England|
Canada Square is a square at Canary Wharf, on the Isle of Dogs in London's Docklands. It is in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in the East End of Central London along the River Thames. Canada Square is surrounded by three of the tallest buildings in the United Kingdom, including One Canada Square, which was the tallest building in the United Kingdom from 1990 until late 2010, when it was surpassed by The Shard.
Buildings over 60 metres
|Ranking by height||Image||Name||Height||Floors||Completion date||Notes|
|1||One Canada Square||235||771||50||1991||The 15th-tallest building in Europe and currently the second tallest completed building in the United Kingdom, the tallest being The Shard. Designed by Cesar Pelli, it was the tallest building in Europe upon completion in 1991. Multi-tenanted; occupiers include Currencies Direct, The Bank of New York Mellon, the CFA Institute, Clearstream, EEX (European Energy Exchange), Euler Hermes, the International Sugar Organization, Mahindra Satyam, MetLife, Moody's Analytics and Trinity Mirror.|
|2=||8 Canada Square||200||655||42||2002||The joint 26th-tallest building in Europe and fifth-tallest completed building in the United Kingdom. Occupied by HSBC as its world headquarters.|
|2=||25 Canada Square||200||655||42||2001||The joint 26th-tallest building in Europe and fifth-tallest completed building in the United Kingdom. 25 Canada Square and 33 Canada Square together form a single complex known as the Citigroup Centre. Primarily occupied by Citigroup as its EMEA headquarters. Other tenants include 3i Infotech, Lehman Brothers (in Administration), Crossrail, Instinet, Munich Re, MWB Group, SunGard and Wells Fargo.|
|3||33 Canada Square||105||344||18||1999||33 Canada Square and 25 Canada Square together form a single complex, see above for details.|
|4||5 Canada Square||88||288||16||2003||Occupied by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.|
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