Letting & Estate agents Canary Wharf

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Canary Wharf is a key financial district and the home of many international businesses, including Barclays, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Morgan Stanley and J. P. Morgan. The area was once one of the busiest docks in the world. Built in 1936 for Fruit Lines Ltd, who imported fruit from the Mediterranean and Canaries, the company requested that their berth be changed from No 32 West Wood Quay and renamed Canary Wharf. Over the last 50 years Canary Wharf has been completely transformed and the arrival of the Elizabeth Line (formerly Crossrail) will significantly reduce travel times to the rest of London and beyond.

Together with the commercial skyscrapers, Canary Wharf is also bristling with a wealth of new luxury residential developments, including Lincoln Plaza, Pan Peninsula and Providence Tower. One Canada Square originally held the record for being the tallest UK building, at 770 feet, until The Shard was completed, which stands at a jaw-dropping 1,016 feet. Since it is primarily a commercial hub, the weekday population look much more business-like than the weekend visitors, who are drawn to the hundreds of cafes, restaurants and the three huge retail centres.

Fulfilling your lifestyle aspirations…

Discover more about the history of the area at The Museum of London Docklands, which houses a large collection of pictures displayed in 12 galleries, together with numerous historical artefacts. The museum hosts a number of talks and events, as well as interactive educational sessions for children. Billingsgate Market is also nearby and is the place to find the delicacies of the sea, as it is the largest inland fish market in the UK. With over 40 merchants selling produce from both our own coast and overseas, it even has its own seafood training school.

The Best Estate Agents Canary Wharf

Since Canary Wharf has so much to offer, buying or renting a property there is always a wise decision. Our estate agents in Canary Wharf will not only help you to market and sell your property quickly but even attract potential buyers, negotiate a price, take care of the paperwork and liaise with the solicitor. Approach Franklyn James today and we will suggest the best estate agent according to the type of property you are willing to sell, buy or rent.

Boisdale of Canary Wharf enjoys the ideal setting overlooking Cabot Square, and offers much more than initially meets the eye. The restaurant, which boasts Jools Holland as its Patron of Music, hosts live music every day of the week, with a musical programme consisting of jazz, blues and soul. Set over two floors, you’ll find The Whiskey Bar, The Cigar Terrace, The Oyster Bar & Grill and even a 16 square metre walk-in humidor in The Cuban Cigar Library & Shop.

The Canary Wharf retail centre mixes designer labels, such as luxury lifestyle brand Aspinal of London and British fashion house L. K. Bennett, with smaller boutiques. Within its 120 shops you can find anything and everything; from jewellery at Tiffany & Co to your weekly shop at Marks & Spencer Simply Food, or even a wedding dress at Les Trois Soeurs.

Getting around

The Jubilee Line serves Canary Wharf (Zone 2), from where you can get to London Bridge in approx. 6 minutes, and Bond Street in around 12 minutes. You can also access the DLR (Zone 2) from Canary Wharf, or take the following bus routes: D3, D7, D8, 135, 277 and N550. The new Elizabeth line (Zone 2) provides swift connections to central London and it’s outskirts, where you can get to Liverpool Street in 6 minutes, Paddington in 17 minutes, and London Heathrow in 45 minutes. The Thames Clipper River Bus can take you from Waterloo to Canary Wharf in around 30 minutes and Woolwich to Canary Wharf in about 23 minutes.

Families will love

The Idea Store at Canary Wharf was the fourth of its kind to open in the borough.  As well as providing the traditional library services, it also runs a Story Time for preschool children, Book Club for children just beginning to read, Art Club, Homework Club, Teenage Book Club and also a Dads’ Club.

There are many good schools in and around Canary Wharf, including the following; Bygrove Primary School, Canary Wharf College, Cyril Jackson Primary School, Manorfield Primary School, and Stephen Hawking School. To discover properties within the catchment area, contact Franklyn James, sales and letting agents Canary Wharf.

Even our letting agents in Canary Wharf understand that the needs and issues of every landlord and renter differ and offer bespoke services at the most affordable prices. They have industry presence and can answer all your queries regarding home selling, buying or letting. To discover properties within the catchment area, contact Franklyn James, sales and letting agents in Canary Wharf.

If you’re thinking of selling, letting, or using property management across the Canary Wharf area, let us be frank, you need Franklyn James.

Docklands Office

60 Westferry Road London E14 8JE

020 7005 6080

Local amenities around Canary Wharf

Jamie's Italian
Idea Store
St Peter's Barge floating church
Virgin Active Health Club
Everyman Cinema
The White Company
Museum of London Docklands
Jubilee Park

What our clients say

“Super responsive, very friendly, ultra accommodating, coming in on weekends for multiple viewings and measuring of walls in order to buy furniture. Always on top of it all!”

Rami Jawhar

“Worked with Danny, had a very smooth moving experience :) Danny is very helpful and attentive to details, you are in good hands with him!”

Maria Sokolova

“Marks professionalism, dedication and hard work on securing our property was outstanding. His ability to cut right to the important points and get business done efficiently is a great skill that people really need from their agent when looking for a property. The fact we both had the same designer socks on that day secured the deal but not sure how he did that :) Thanks for all your help it has been a pleasure dealing with you.”

Alan Quinn-Byrne

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Useful guides

If you haven’t used an Estate Agent before, or just need to refresh your memory on what happens next, this is where we provide a brief guide to each process. Whether you plan to sell, buy, let or rent, these guides should make the task a little easier.

The Frank Buyers' Guide

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