EAST WINTERGARDEN, Canary Wharf
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The Limehouse Link tunnel and The Highway provide access to the City and the West End. The Blackwall and Rotherhithe tunnels provide a link across the river to south London.
The A13 is a three-lane highway from Canary Wharf to the M25 orbital motorway which in turn connects to all the main routes out of London.
Canary Wharf has 6,000 car parking spaces of which 2,500 are provided within public car parks. Canary Wharf also provides pedal and motor cycle parking at several locations.
Canary Wharf is well served by taxis with a total of 11 taxi ranks that operate 24 hours a day.
PLANNED ROAD CLOSURES*
Notifications of planned road closures on the Estate will appear here. Note also that these can occur at short notice however, every effort will be made to update this information when known.
From 6am on Tuesday 3 May until 7am on Saturday 1 October: Cabot Square West Slip Road will be closed during the times outlined above and will become a pedestrian zone / seating area for the alfresco bars and restaurants in Cabot Square areas.
There will be no TfL disruption.
Canary Wharf has 6,000 car parking spaces of which 2,500 are in public car parks. Canary Wharf also provides pedal and motorcycle parking at several locations.
Canary Wharf has four underground public car parks, three of which lead directly into Cabot, Canada and Jubilee Place shopping malls.
- Cabot Square Car Park:Entrance on Cooks Close (use E14 4AP for sat nav)
- Canada Square Car Park:Entrance on Montgomery Street (use E14 5EW for sat nav)
- Jubilee Place Car Park:Entrance on Bank Street (use E14 5NY for sat nav)
- Westferry Circus Car Park:Entrance on West India Avenue (use E14 4HD for sat nav)
Designated bays are available for disabled drivers and parents with children.
There is a height restriction of 2.0m in all car parks and all of the public car parks at Canary Wharf hold Park Mark safer parking awards.
As a COVID-19 precaution from 1st November 2020 our car parks will not accept cash payments. Please use a debit/credit card or contactless method to pay for your parking session.
London City Airport is less than 3 miles from Canary Wharf with flights to 50 destinations worldwide. British Airways operates Business Class flights to New York (JFK). Check-in time is 20 minutes.
The Docklands Light Railway runs to London City Airport in 14 minutes from Canary Wharf by public transport and 10 minutes by taxi. A private jet centre is also available at London City Airport.
The journey to Heathrow Airport takes 55 minutes though the Elizabeth line (Crossrail) will reduce the travel time to 42 minutes. National Express has introduced the Dot2Dot service, providing a luxury mini-coach service to Heathrow Airport aimed at business travellers. A pick-up service operates within Canary Wharf.
Gatwick Airport can be reached via London Bridge on Thameslink services and on Gatwick Express services from Victoria. The quickest route is about 45 minutes.
Stansted Airport can be accessed by using the Stansted Express from Liverpool Street Station or services from Stratford with a travel time of approximately one hour. An express bus service also operates from Stratford.
Thames Clippers operates four peak services per hour to Canary Wharf pier from central London (Waterloo) in the west and Woolwich in the east.
It takes 30 minutes from Waterloo to Canary Wharf and 29 minutes from Woolwich to Canary Wharf.
Stops include Westminster, Embankment, Blackfriars, Bankside, London Bridge and Tower piers to the west and Greenland (Surrey Quays) Pier, Masthouse Terrace and Greenwich. A shuttle service from London Bridge to Canary Wharf (13 minutes) operates every 10 minutes in the peak hours.
In addition to the regular services a cross-river shuttle operates between Greenland (Surrey Quays) Pier and Canary Wharf. Oyster cards are now accepted for Pay-As-You-Go payments on river bus services.
The Canary Wharf pier is located a few minutes’ walk from the centre of the Canary Wharf Estate, close to Westferry Circus.
Pedestrian and Cycle Routes
Canary Wharf is a few minutes’ walk from the Thames Path, a public right of way that runs the whole length of the river. Greenwich/Cutty Sark, through the foot tunnel, is 2.2 miles away or 45 minutes on foot.
There is a footbridge from the West Wintergarden to South Quay, and Upper Bank Street Bridge provides a route to Poplar DLR Station in the north.
There are several cycle routes that provide access to Canary Wharf for cyclists. The London Cycle Network also follows a signed route along the river to Canary Riverside and Riverside South. Liverpool Street Station, in the heart of the City of London, is 3.3 miles or 19 minutes away by bike.
Canary Wharf provides extensive cycle parking, with more than 1,300 free cycle parking spaces located across the Canary Wharf Estate. There are an additional 405 secure cycle parking spaces for public use for which a charge is applied and a further 3,715 private cycle parking spaces within individual building car parks.
There are 273 Santander Cycle docking stations on the Canary Wharf estate. Those planning to use the scheme can find their closest docking station on the TfL website, where they can also sign up for free cycle training and find out more about the scheme.
Docking stations can be found in the following six locations on the Canary Wharf estate.
- Jubilee Plaza
- Fishermans Walk
- Heron Quay, DLR Concourse
- South Dock Walk
- Upper Bank Street
- Westferry Circus
It costs as little as £2 a day to use Santander Cycles, and the scheme accepts all major credit and debit cards. It does not accept cash or Oyster.