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One Canada Square
The second tallest building in the United Kingdom
General information
Classification Offices
Location England London, England
Coordinates 51°30′19.8″N 0°01′10.92″W / 51.5055°N 0.0197°W / 51.5055; -0.0197Coordinates: 51°30′19.8″N 0°01′10.92″W / 51.5055°N 0.0197°W / 51.5055; -0.0197
Construction started 1988
Completed 1991
Height
Antenna spire 235.0 m (771.0 ft)
Roof 195.0 m (639.8 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 50
Floor area 115000m2
Elevators 32 + 2 freight + 2 firemen
Design and construction
Owner United Kingdom Canary Wharf Group plc (current majority shareholder is Songbird Estates plc)
Management United Kingdom Canary Wharf Group plc
Main contractor United Kingdom Sir Robert McAlpine
Canada Ellis Don
United States Lehrer McGovern
United Kingdom Bovis
Canada Olympia & York
+ approximately 40 sub-contractors
Architect United States César Pelli & Associates
Canada Adamson Associates
United Kingdom Frederick Gibberd Coombes & Partners
Developer Canada Olympia & York
Engineer Canada MS Yolles & Partners
United Kingdom Waterman Partnership

One Canada Square is the second tallest building in the United Kingdom. It is 235 m (771 ft) tall. It is in Canary Wharf.

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