8 Canada Square

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Height: Architectural 199.5 m / 655 ft
Height: Occupied 193.2 m / 634 ft
Height: To Tip 199.5 m / 655 ft
Floors Above Ground 42
Floors Below Ground 3
# of Elevators 35
Tower GFA 164,410 m² / 1,769,695 ft²


Official Name 8 Canada Square
Name of Complex Canary Wharf
Other Names Canary Wharf DS2, HSBC World Headquarters
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United Kingdom
City London
Street Address & Map 8 Canada Square
Postal Code E14
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
  • Core: Reinforced Concrete
  • Columns: Steel
  • Floor Spanning: Steel
Construction Start 1999
Completion 2002
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Regional Ranking #61 Tallest in Europe
National Ranking #11 Tallest in United Kingdom
City Ranking #10 Tallest in London

Companies Involved

Owner Canary Wharf Group
Developer HSBC
Design Foster + Partners
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
MEP Engineer
Design Arup
Main Contractor Canary Wharf Contractors
Other Consultant
• Cost AECOM; alinea Consulting
Façade Permasteelisa Group
• Vertical Transportation Lerch Bates Europe
Material Supplier
• Cladding JORDAHL


MFREE-S Closed Cavity Façade: Cost- Effective, Clean, Environmental
19 Sep 2012 – Henk de Bleecker, Group R&D Manager, Permasteelisa Group

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