Wednesday 27 May 2015 – Media Release
Find your hot new summer look at Canary Wharf’s fashion weekend
Whether you’re jet-setting this summer or crossing your fingers for UK sun, the time is right to freshen up the wardrobe and pick up those seasonal must-haves ahead of the good weather. From Friday 29 to Sunday 31 May, Canary Wharf will be hosting a Summer Fashion Extravaganza – the perfect opportunity to find your new season picks at fantastic prices.
The action-packed weekend comprises fashion shows, special offers of up to 25%* off, exclusive pop up boutiques and live music across the malls of the Canary Wharf Estate.
To provide inspiration, fashion shows taking place in Canada Place and Jubilee Place throughout the three day event will unveil the season’s latest trends. These can then be snapped up at the many leading fashion and accessory retailers offering exclusive discounts, including L.K.Bennett, Reiss, Banana Republic, Jaeger, Ted Baker and Whistles- to name but a few.
On top of Canary Wharf’s 300 shops, bars and restaurants, there will be a variety of must-visit pop-ups with an enticing 20% off discount*. This includes Monica Vinader’s exclusive pop-up boutique in Canada Place, where their master hand engraver will be offering complimentary customisation on all purchases; and Aspinal of London, who will be showcasing a range of handbags.
For those in need of a breather, there will be a host of live entertainment at each of Canary Wharf’s shopping malls, from the melodic jazz of saxophonist Aimee Sheppard to the classics of singer and guitarists Mary Spender, Alan Marshall and Josh Betteridge, as well as contemporary summer sounds from Beats Boutique and iTunes #1 artist Tristan Mackay, who will be playing at Crossrail Place.
With 3 hours free** parking when you spend £10 in one of Canary Wharf’s retailers, the Summer Fashion Weekend event is the perfect excuse to splurge on that summer wardrobe.
*Terms and conditions apply to individual retail offers. Retailers reserve the right to amend their offers.
** Enjoy 3 hours’ free** parking in any of our public car parks when you spend £10 at any of our shops, cafés, bars or restaurants. Simply ask for your ticket to be validated at point of purchase and use in the pay on foot machines before returning to your car.
Friday 29, Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 May
Fri 9am-8pm / Sat 10am-6pm / Sun 12-6pm
Throughout Shopping Malls
For further information, please contact:
020 7418 2326
NOTES TO EDITORS
About Canary Wharf Group
Canary Wharf Group plc is an iconic London real estate business which has overseen the largest urban regeneration project ever undertaken in Europe. We design, build and manage a unique set of assets to serve local and international companies, renowned retailers and some of the UK’s most exciting technology start-ups.
Our vision is to create truly great places where people want to work, live and relax. Over the past 25 years we have developed 16 million square feet of London’s disused docklands into one of the world’s foremost business districts, with more than 11 million square feet to come. Canary Wharf is home to the global and regional headquarters of leading names in law, banking, financial and professional services, media and technology.
The Canary Wharf Estate is fast evolving into one of London’s most exciting hubs. Alongside high quality offices for established companies, our status as a major retail destination including five shopping malls, including the new leisure development, Crossrail Place, housing one of London’s most stunning roof gardens, Level39, Europe’s most influential financial technology accelerator, and the Cognicity smart cities technology initiative. We will soon deliver a major residential building programme, providing thousands of new homes for Londoners. Outside of Canary Wharf, the Group has a stake in the 20 Fenchurch Street (‘Walkie Talkie’) development in the City of London and in the Shell Centre redevelopment on London’s South Bank. We are in the business of place-making and continue to create cityscapes of and for the future.
The Group’s world-class, year-round arts and events programme offers over 100 diverse and culturally inspiring events performed throughout the Estate. Winner of the 2010 Christie’s Award for Best Corporate Art Collection and Programme at the International Art and Work Awards, Canary Wharf Group showcases over 65 pieces of permanent art throughout the Estate, designed and created by more than 50 artists and craftsmen. A regular exhibition programme in the Lobby of One Canada Square and Jubilee Park further adds to the Estate’s comprehensive cultural and creative offering.
We employ over 1,000 people and there is a working population at Canary Wharf of 105,000 people. The arrival of Crossrail trains in 2018 will strengthen the resilience of the existing transport infrastructure, doubling capacity and cutting journey times into central London and further afield. It will take 39 minutes to get to Heathrow airport, while City airport is just 10 minutes away.
Canary Wharf Group is a wholly owned joint venture between Brookfield Property Partners and the Qatar Investment Authority, two of the world’s largest funds and commercial real estate companies. The Group was acquired in March 2015 and as part of this process, Songbird, the former majority owner of Canary Wharf Group, delisted from the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market.
The Canary Wharf Group board of directors consists of ten directors; two executive directors, and four non-executive directors from Brookfield and QIA respectively.