One Canada Square

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One Canada Square
London MMB S6 Canary Wharf.jpg
One Canada Square, Canary Wharf; the second-tallest building in the United Kingdom
Record height
Tallest in the United Kingdom from 1990 to 2012[I]
Preceded byTower 42
Surpassed byThe Shard
General information
TypeCommercial[1]
LocationCanary Wharf
London, E14
United Kingdom
Coordinates51°30′18″N 0°01′10.6″W / 51.50500°N 0.019611°W / 51.50500; -0.019611Coordinates: 51°30′18″N 0°01′10.6″W / 51.50500°N 0.019611°W / 51.50500; -0.019611
Construction started1988
Completed1991; 28 years ago (1991)[2][3][4]
Cost£624 million
OwnerCanary Wharf Group plc (current majority shareholder is Songbird Estates plc)[5]
ManagementCanary Wharf Group plc
Height
Architectural770 ft (235 m)AGL
800 ft (240 m)[6] ASL
Technical details
Floor count50[1]
Floor area1,748,296 sq ft (162,422.0 m2)[7]
Lifts/elevators32 + 3 freight + 2 firemen[1]
Design and construction
ArchitectCésar Pelli & Associates[8]
Adamson Associates[9]
Frederick Gibberd Coombes & Partners[10]
DeveloperOlympia & York[3][11]
Structural engineerMS Yolles & Partners
Winston Group[12]
Waterman Partnership[12]
Main contractorSir Robert McAlpine
Ellis Don
Lehrer McGovern
Bovis
Balfour Beatty
Olympia & York
+ approximately 40 sub-contractors
References
[13]

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

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Canary Wharf Group plc, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 June 2009. Retrieved 20 April 2008. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) The Estate – Buildings – One Canada Square – More information – One Canada Square Facts, official Canary Wharf website, Canary Wharf Group plc. Retrieved 25 May 2008 14:45 BST.
  2. Canary Wharf Contractors Limited, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 September 2007. Retrieved 15 July 2007. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Some of our projects – One Canada Square – One Canada Square, Canary Wharf Contractors website, Canary Wharf Contractors Limited. Retrieved 25 May 2008 15:30 BST.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Canary Wharf Group plc, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 December 2007. Retrieved 15 August 2006. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) History, official Canary Wharf website, Canary Wharf Group plc. Retrieved 25 May 2008 14:38 BST.
  4. The Open University http://www.open2.net/modernity/3_17.htm A-Z Index – From Here to Modernity – Buildings – Canary Wharf – Canary Wharf, Open2 website, The Open University. Retrieved 25 May 2008 15:39 BST. WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS ERRORS.
  5. Songbird Estates plc "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 May 2008. Retrieved 26 April 2008. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Company Overview / AIM Rule 26 – 'Company Overview and Alternative Investment Market ("AIM") Rule 26', Songbird Estates website, Songbird Estates plc, 25 May 2008. Retrieved 25 May 2008 20:08 BST.
  6. Canary Wharf Group plc, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 June 2009. Retrieved 20 April 2008. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Fact File – One Canada Square – One Canada Square, official Canary Wharf website, Canary Wharf Group plc. Retrieved 25 May 2008 14:55 BST.
  7. "One Canada Square". Skyscraper Center. CTBUH. Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  8. Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects (formerly Cesar Pelli & Associates) "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 May 2008. Retrieved 26 April 2008. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Projects – Office Buildings – One Canada Square – One Canada Square, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects website, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Retrieved 25 May 2008 17:00 BST.
  9. Answers Corporation http://www.answers.com/topic/adamson-associates-2?cat=entertainment "Art Encyclopedia: Adamson Associates", "Answers.com" website, Answers Corporation. Retrieved 25 May 2008 19:52 BST.
  10. Gibberd http://www.gibberd.com/ Projects – Office – Canary Wharf – Canary Wharf, Gibberd website, Gibberd. Retrieved 25 May 2008 19:46 BST. (Frederick Gibberd Coombes & Partners are now known as Frederick Gibberd Partnership)
  11. John Grigsby http://www.lddc-history.org.uk/property/index.html "LDDC Monograph" "Attracting Investment – Creating Value Establishing a Property Market in London Docklands", LDDC History Pages, IJP Community Regeneration, 12 June 2007. Retrieved 24 May 2008.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Waterman Group http://www.watermangroup.co.uk/wg/download/book/Chapter4a.pdf "Ingenuity and Engineering – The Waterman Story – The first 50 years", Chapter 4, page 45 of document or page 11 of PDF file, Waterman Group website, Waterman Group, no publication date stated. Retrieved 25 May 2008 20:04 BST.
  13. One Canada Square at SkyscraperPage

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to One Canada Square at Wikimedia Commons

Records
Preceded by
NatWest Tower
Tallest Building in the United Kingdom
1991—2012[1]
235m
Succeeded by
The Shard
Preceded by
NatWest Tower
Tallest Building in London
1991—2012[1]
235m
Succeeded by
The Shard
Preceded by
Tallest Building in Canary Wharf
1991—present
235m
Succeeded by
Riverside South
  1. 1.0 1.1 As of CTBUH guidelines when building is completed, and of CTBUH Skyscraper Award