Canary Wharf Group appoints new Development Director for Wood Wharf to support the evolution of the Canary Wharf estate – 14.07.23

Canary Wharf Group (CWG) has appointed Jack Brewster as Development Director for Wood Wharf.

Currently home to 3,500 residents, waterside parks and an eclectic restaurant scene, Jack will build on eight years of residential development at Wood Wharf, bringing his industry-leading expertise in mixed-use developments to deliver CWG’s innovative masterplan for the neighbourhood.

Announcing Jack’s appointment, Tom Venner, Managing Director for Development, Canary Wharf Group said: “I’m extremely pleased to welcome Jack to the team.  With his impressive track record in leading innovative developments in London, Jack will bring a host of expert skills and experience to further develop our residential mixed-use neighbourhood at Wood Wharf.”

Jack Brewster commented: “I’m very excited to be joining the development team at Canary Wharf Group and am looking forward to working with the team to deliver the ambitious masterplan at Wood Wharf. With thousands of new homes set for delivery over the next few years we will be significantly growing our residential community and creating an amazing new neighbourhood, integrated alongside some truly innovative, mixed use commercial buildings.

Jack Brewster joins CWG from Grosvenor where he was a Development Director. Most recently he was instrumental in the inception and growth of the new residential lending business and prior to that, led the Estate Development Programme across the 300-acre historic London estate.  With over 15 years of experience, Jack is a leading expert in identifying, unlocking and delivering high value and complex mixed-use development schemes in central London.


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Notes to Editors

About Canary Wharf Group:

Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe. CWG develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 9 million square feet of mixed-use space and over 1,100 Build to Rent apartments. 

CWG is a sustainable developer in the UK and also excels operationally as it has purchased 100% electricity from renewable sources since 2012 and sent zero waste to landfill since 2009. 

CWG has created a 24/7 city where people can live, work and thrive on the Canary Wharf estate and enjoy all the benefits: great transport links, access to 16.5 acres of green spaces and waterside living; and a wide range of amenities including an award-winning arts and events programme. Canary Wharf’s retail offering comprises over 70 bars, cafes and restaurants and over 300 shops, including 8 grocery stores, pharmacies and health clubs all within 15 minutes’ walk.
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