Around Dollar Bay
As many major institutions relocate from the city, it’s clear that the Isle of Dogs is emerging as London’s new financial heart.
16 major banks and media corporations have already made the move to the Canary Wharf area and by 2016 the area is expected to accommodate 150,000 jobs. With them they will bring further growth and opportunities. London’s financial future is here. Make yourself at home.
It is a dynamic and evolving leisure destination, Isle of Dogs is so much more than a place to work.
The Isle of Dogs and Canary Wharf offer a vast variety of restaurants, pubs, and bars to frequent. You can choose from high end eateries to wonderful quintessentially British pubs like The Gun overlooking the Thames River and the O2. Walk along the dock into Canary Wharf and sample an extensive range of international cuisine.
- One Canada Square
- Royal China
- Boisdale of Canary Wharf
- Astons Champagne & Wine Bar
Whether you like to go for walks, run, cycle, play tennis, kick a ball or just stroll along, the choice of parks and gyms in the surrounding areas are abundant. Mudchute Farm which is located in the middle of the Isle of Dogs is set on 32 acres of land offering horse-riding and other activities.
- Mudchute Equestrian Centre
- Nearby gyms include Virgin Active, Reebok Sports Club & LA Fitness
- Close vicinity to Mudchute Farm, Canada Square Park, Jubilee Park & Greenwich Park
There is no need to venture into central London to go shopping, you have two malls offering over 200 designer and high street shops a short walk from Dollar Bay. The newly opened Waitrose is your one stop shop for all your food groceries.
- LK Bennett
- Aspinal of London
- Hugo Boss
- Jo Malone
With a year-round programme of arts, music, and leisure events providing a selection of world-class entertainment options from DJ’s and comedy nights to screenings and sports events, you’ll never lack for choice. And for those who prefer the outdoors, 65 pieces of public art are spread over 3.9 hectares of parks and waterside walkways, whilst well-maintained lawns and leafy areas provide quieter havens in which to relax.
- Museum of London Docklands
- O2 Walkway: Up At The O2
- Surrey Docks Farm
London has one of the largest concentrations of universities and higher education institutions in the world. It has 40 higher education institutions and has a student population of more than 400,000. Among the institutions in London are some of the old and world-famous colleges that today make up the federal University of London, modern universities, as well as a number of smaller and often highly specialised universities and colleges.
- The London School of Economics
- King’s College London
- Imperial College
- Queen Mary – University of London
- University of East London
- Goldsmiths – University of London
With more than 1.2 million people passing through Canary Wharf each week, the area has well-established transport links by rail, road and river. Nearby rail stations include Canary Wharf and South Quay. And with a new Crossrail station opening in 2017, Dollar Bay will be even better connected.