Wednesday 21 May 2014 – Media Release
Race down to Motorexpo at Canary Wharf
Car fanatics are set to flock to Canary Wharf as Motorexpo UK, the much anticipated free annual car show, returns for its 19th consecutive year from 9th-15th June. Renowned amongst motoring enthusiasts worldwide as one of the greatest vehicular displays, visitors can enjoy test drives in some seriously cool cars and peruse an outstanding range of models amidst the iconic setting of Canary Wharf. Look out for the ‘Drive Me’ symbol.
The impressive list of brands on display will include the latest and most iconic models from the likes of BMW, Lexus, Audi, Jaguar, Tesla and Maserati. A number of Britain’s leading motoring brands will be unveiling their latest models, offering visitors the opportunity of a first glimpse at the new vehicles.
Visitors with an appetite for speed will have the chance to unleash their inner ‘Stig’ and go for a spin around the Canary Wharf estate at the Drive Me zone of the show. Make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to get into gear and try out these great cars! As the final day of Motorexpo falls on Father’s Day, book a test drive for your dad and he could get behind the wheel of his dream car.
When a pit stop is called for, there are plenty of exciting restaurant options within Canary Wharf including Boisdale, Tom’s Kitchen and Jamie’s Italian. Fashionistas needing a break from life in the fast lane need not feel left out as they will be spoilt for choice, with a great array of stores in Jubilee Place fit for any shopaholic as well as the other three malls on the estate. Turn Motorexpo into a full day’s entertainment and combine exciting motor displays with shopping and a delicious evening meal!
Monday 9 – Sunday 15 June
Monday – Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: 11am – 5pm
Throughout Canary Wharf
For more information visit www.motorexpo.com
NOTES TO EDITORS
About Canary Wharf Group plc
Canary Wharf Group plc has achieved one of the greatest feats of civic transformation – an iconic urban regeneration, designing and constructing over 16 million square feet of office and retail space across its 97 acre East London Estate.
There are more than 300 shops, bars and restaurants on the Canary Wharf Estate. The Group’s world-class Arts & Events programme includes over 100 events each year and more than 60 art works by 45 artists and designers is found throughout the Estate. Temporary art exhibitions run throughout the year, with recent exhibitors including Peter Randall-Page, Phillip King and Phyllida Barlow.
Canary Wharf Group won the Christie’s Award for Best Corporate Art Collection and Programme at the International Art and Work Awards in November 2010, beating entries from around the world.
20% of the Estate is landscaped parks, plazas and walkways with over 1,000 trees, 88 floral species and each year 70,000 seasonal plants are planted. Canary Wharf also has one of Britain’s highest concentrations of ‘green’ roofs, reducing energy use and encouraging biodiversity.
100,000 people work at Canary Wharf, with the population projected to double by 2025.
Canary Wharf Group plc is an integrated property development, investment and management group of companies.