Why Rent a Serviced Office in Canary Wharf?
If you’re looking to rent serviced offices Canary Wharf will provide plenty of options for the right type of business.
Located to the east of The City of London, Canary Wharf is by most standards a remarkable place. Regenerated from the derelict wastelands of the old London Docks some 30 years ago, Canary Wharf contrasts markedly to other, established areas of London. The glass and steel of skyscrapers is built on the footprint of the old docklands. This allows Canary Wharf to retain its connection both to the water and its heritage, whilst creating very interesting large, open spaces around the office buildings. The developers took the opportunity to build the very best. In some ways Canary Wharf resembles the office district of a large American city, but without the density or the intensity. Physically separated from the rest of the capital and partially surrounded by the meandering River Thames, Canary Wharf can feel like a mini-city in its own right.
Canary Wharf is home to global financial institutions, Barclays, JP Morgan, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley all located in substantial office towers. Canary Wharf operates as London’s second financial district. The extensive Docklands Light Railway (DLR) connects the area internally and – importantly – provides rapid access to the City of London – the UK’s main financial district.
In recent years, alongside commercial office space, extensive residential space has also been developed which not only provides accommodation for some of the people who work in Canary Wharf, but has also transformed the atmosphere, with over 300 shops, restaurants and bars ensuring excellent after hours options and a good nightlife.
And the building continues: Wood Wharf is expected to be completed by 2023, a mixed use development of residential, business and retail space. Providing 3,300 new homes, it will also include just under 500,000 ft2 of shops and restaurants and nearly 2 million ft2 of new, high quality commercial office space.
Office space in Canary Wharf is dominated by the banks and other financial companies. Not unexpectedly, however this has led to a growth related businesses, providing support for the core financial occupiers. Serviced office space is a popular and easy options for such businesses. Business centres provide easy, accessible, flexible, cost-effective and modern offices close to the larger institutions. In particular, a serviced office in Canary Wharf is perfect for start ups who value proximity not just to other new ventures but also to established SMEs and corporates. The flexibility of serviced space allows you to grow your business at your own pace, with minimal risk.
Serviced offices includes coworking spaces – increasing in demand not just here, but across London. Coworking arrangements include very flexible, fully furnished, open-plan workspace on short term, month to month contracts, with both hot-desks and dedicated desks as well as access to meeting rooms by the hour and other office facilities. Critically, coworking by definition opens up unparalleled opportunities for networking and collaboration.
However of course, shared office space isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Canary Wharf business centres also provide more traditional office arrangements – self-contained, private offices and executive office suites are all available, also on very flexible terms.
And if you simply want a Canary Wharf business address, virtual office services are also on offer from most serviced space providers. When used in conjunction with meeting room hire and a hot desk, virtual offices are great way for remote companies to have a flexible presence in Canary Wharf, without the expense of continuously renting physical space.
There is so much choice when it comes to eating out in Canary Wharf, it’s overwhelming. Boisdale offers modern British cuisine, whilst Gaucho offers Argentine fine dining. combined with spectacular views of the Thames. Hazev is an elegant restaurant serving Turkish cuisine and Roka is an award winning contemporary Japanese restaurant.
In & Around Canary Wharf run networking events for local businesses at various venues throughout the year. Women in Business run a Canary Wharf lunchtime group which meets monthly at Davy’s on Fisherman’s Wharf
For more information, please see our location guide for office space in Canary Wharf.
Canary Wharf Serviced Office Rental Guide
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Available Serviced Offices in Canary Wharf
Harbour Exchange Square, Canary Wharf, London E14Serviced Office Meeting Rooms
This contemporary high-end building, in the heart of Canary Wharf, certainly has that WOW factor! The office space to rent boasts exceptional views across London and are delivered fully furnished to a high-specification, all fitted with the latest IT & Telephony.from: £420 per person per month
Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14Serviced Office
Offices with a view don't get much better than those in this Canary Wharf property - on a good day, you can see for 30 miles.from: £750 per person per month
Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14Serviced Office
In the heart of London's new financial district, this Canary Wharf property promises great views of the river, and of the capital's Manhattan-style office towers.from: £850 per person per month
Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14Serviced Office Coworking Office
One of London's most iconic structures that dominates the city's skyline, One Canada Square sits 774 ft.from: £Quote per person per month
Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14Serviced Office
This property in Canary Wharf forms part of one of the development's tall towers, promising great views.from: £650 per person per month
Marsh Wall, Canary Wharf, London E14Serviced Office Meeting Rooms
A contemporary glass tower, the South Quay building is located on the beautiful waterfront of Canary Wharf surrounded by other newly developed premises.from: £450 per person per month
Pepper Street, Canary Wharf, London E14Serviced Office Meeting Rooms
A stylish 5 star unbranded serviced office in the Docklands area offering environmentally sound office space with beautiful interiors and bespoke furniture.from: £400 per person per month
Indescon Square, Lightermans Road, Canary Wharf, London E14Serviced Office Meeting Rooms
Offering modern office space to rent in Canary Wharf, this business centre is ideal for growing business looking for a cost-effective alternative to a long term lease.from: £Quote per person per month
Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14Serviced Office Meeting Rooms
This Canary Wharf property, one of the tallest in Europe, promises dramatic views from its 37th floor serviced office suites and workspaces.from: £550 per person per month
Map of Canary Wharf
National Rail Stations
West India Quay
Bike Docking Stations
Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf
Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf
Heron Quays DLR, Canary Wharf
Jubilee Plaza, Canary Wharf
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