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    "POP UP" store, Charles Fish, Canary Wharf, London, UK....

    Monday 22nd & Tuesday 23rd, October, saw Charles Fish colaborate again with Bell & Ross, to come up with their "POP UP" store concept.
    This is the second year in a row, that this temporary store has opened in the Canary Wharf shopping centre.

    A great way to bring both the brand and the retailer out to the masses!
    Canary Wharf is home to many businesses including Banking, Services and Retail, as well as tourists and shoppers alike.
    The store was a hive of activity at various times of the day, when I visited on Monday, with gents and ladies, trying on watches and looking at the instruments on display.

    …the base of Canary Wharf

    …the futuristic Underground station

    …the quite surreal “Pop Up” store in the middle of Canary Wharf shopping centre.

    …Argentiums, WW1 Monopushers & WW2

    …126 Sport on bracelet and leather strap

    …a few squares

    …Charles Fish advertising

    …their “One to Watch” campaign, BR03-94 Phantom

    Charles Fish, is located in Canary Wharf.
    For further details of this store and a full retailer list, visit www.bellross.com.

    Thank you for looking.

    Canary Wharf is a major business district located in Tower Hamlets, London, United Kingdom. It is one of London's two main financial centres – along with the traditional City of London – and contains many of the UK's tallest buildings, including the second-tallest, One Canada Square.
    Canary Wharf contains around 14,000,000 square feet (1,300,000 m2) of office and retail space, of which around 7,900,000 square feet (730,000 m2) is owned by Canary Wharf Group. Around 90,000 people work in Canary Wharf and it is home to the world or European headquarters of numerous major banks, professional services firms and media organisations including Barclays, Citigroup, Clifford Chance, Credit Suisse, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, KPMG, MetLife, Morgan Stanley, Skadden, State Street and Thomson Reuters.
    Canary Wharf is located in the West India Docks on the Isle of Dogs in the Borough of Tower Hamlets in East London. The West India Docks once formed part of the busiest port in the world.
    After the docks were closed in 1980 the British Government adopted various policies to stimulate the redevelopment of the area, including through the creation of the London Docklands Development Corporation in 1981 and granting the Isle of Dogs Enterprise Zone status in 1982. In 1987 the Canadian company Olympia and York agreed to construct a major office development on the Isle of Dogs, with construction commencing in 1988.

    Canary Wharf is located on the West India Docks on the Isle of Dogs. From 1802, the area was one of the busiest docks in the world. By the 1950s, the port industry began to decline, leading to the docks closing by 1980.
    Canary Wharf itself takes its name from No. 32 berth of the West Wood Quay of the Import Dock. This was built in 1936 for Fruit Lines Ltd, a subsidiary of Fred Olsen Lines for the Mediterranean and Canary Islands fruit trade. At their request, the quay and warehouse were given the name Canary Wharf.

    The Canary Wharf of today began when Michael von Clemm, former chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB), came up with the idea to convert Canary Wharf into back office. Further discussions with G Ware Travelstead led to proposals for a new business district. The project was sold to Olympia & York and construction began in 1988, master-planned by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and subsequently by Koetter Kim. The first buildings were completed in 1991 which included One Canada Square that became the UK's tallest building and a symbol of the regeneration of Docklands. Upon opening, the London commercial property market had collapsed and Olympia and York Canary Wharf Limited filed for bankruptcy in May 1992.
    Last edited by Simon C; 10-23-2012 at 17:14.
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    thanks for sharing Simon...
    nice place !
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