Canary Wharf London

Canary Wharf is a commercial estate spanning the Poplar, Limehouse and Isle of Dogs districts in London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. It is one of the main financial centres of the United Kingdom, along with the City of London, and contains many of Europe’s tallest buildings, including the second-tallest in the UK,…

The Traffic Light Tree

Traffic Light Tree is a public sculpture in Poplar, London, England, created by the French sculptor Pierre Vivant following a competition run by the Public Art Commissions Agency. Originally situated on a roundabout in Millwall, at the junction of Heron Quay, Marsh Wall and Westferry Road, it is now located on a different roundabout, near…

The Shard

The Shard, also referred to as the Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge and formerly London Bridge Tower, is a 95-storey supertall skyscraper, designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano, in Southwark, London, that forms part of the Shard Quarter development. Standing 309.7 metres (1,016 ft) high, the Shard is the tallest building in the…

Emirates Air Line

The Emirates Air Line is a cable car link across the River Thames in London, England, built by Doppelmayr with sponsorship from the airline Emirates. The service opened on 28 June 2012 and is operated by Transport for London. In addition to transport across the river, the service advertises “a unique view of London”. The…

Fem ställen jag skulle vilja resa till

Resa är kul. Det är spännande att uppleva nya miljöer och kulturer. Det är inte så att jag måste bort till varje pris. Jag trivs alldeles utmärkt hemma i Malmö och Skåne. Men att resa är att få ett miljöombyte och att få se nya saker med egna ögon. Jag håller på att planera min…

Canary Wharf Underground Station

Canary Wharf is a London Underground station in the Canary Wharf commercial estate; it is on the Jubilee line, between Canada Water and North Greenwich. The station, located in Travelcard Zone 2 and was opened on 17 September 1999 as part of the Jubilee Line Extension. Over 40 million people pass through the station each…