Local Properties in Canary Wharf
Explore Shared Ownership developments in the Canary Wharf area
Canary Wharf is a fantastic location for living and working. Enjoy river views, beautifully landscaped outdoor areas, and hundreds of shops, restaurants and leisure activities on your doorstep. While you might have thought that this area was out of your price range, shared ownership makes a home in Canary Wharf area possible.
As well as being home to some of the world’s biggest banks and corporations, it’s also a beautiful place to live; regeneration over the last few decades has provided lots of modern homes and amenities for Isle of Dogs residents.
Canary Wharf is in Tower Hamlets, which proudly boasts one of the most diverse populations in the country. Nearby areas include Limehouse with a marina and plenty of riverside pubs, Wapping where you can find the famous Tobacco Dock and Mudchute park and farm, which is a great outing for young families.
Whether you’re already renting in Canary Wharf and are looking to step onto the property ladder, or you want to relocate to this part of East London but can’t afford a full mortgage, we can help. Our shared ownership one and two-bed properties make it possible for people from all walks of life to enjoy homeownership, without compromise.
The most recognisable building in Canary Wharf is One Canada Square, visible across much of Central London. This skyscraper is not only home to offices, but also to restaurants and bars, shops, theatre and nightlife.
If you’re looking for something to eat with incredible views, head to North Dock. Restaurants include Big Easy, Burger & Lobster and sushi restaurants. Want to celebrate your new shared ownership home with friends? Why not hire a hot tub boat from West India Quay!
Canary Wharf is not all work and no play. The area regularly has cultural events including music festivals, fashion shows and the ever anticipated Winter Lights exhibition. In January, lots of different artists come together to showcase their illuminated exhibits across Canary Wharf, with past installations including rainbow benches, a forest of neon trees and a mountain made of light.
From a large Waitrose Supermarket in Cabot Square and Asda superstore near Mudchute Park to dry cleaners, cinemas, modern GP surgeries and schools. Keep active at leisure centres and gyms including Virgin Active, Nuffield Health, PureGym and Barry’s Bootcamp. If you’re looking for something more adventurous, you can even take up watersports at Shadwell Basin. Take a look at some of the other local amenities below:
You might think that Canary Wharf is only geared towards professionals who work there, but it's also a very family-friendly area with plenty of schools and colleges. There are several Bright Horizons nursery schools in Canary Wharf itself, and primary schools including Riverhouse Montessori school and Harbinger primary school on the Isle of Dogs. Older children can attend Cubitt Town Junior School and Canary Wharf College.
Canary Wharf residents have great transport options including three DLR stations (Canary Wharf, Heron Quays and West India Quay), the Jubilee Line, buses, and two riverboat services from Canary Wharf Pier. The City is easily commutable from Canary Wharf, with a journey time of 11 minutes to Bank station. There are also five Santander Cycle docking stations in Canary Wharf, with space for 200 bikes, making it easy to travel sustainably.
There are plenty of dentists and GP surgeries, both NHS and private, in Canary Wharf and the wider Isle of Dogs area. The closest accident and emergency department is a short distance away at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, which is also where the London Air Ambulance is based.