Do you need to bring your wellies to work ?
Everyone has seen the pictures - Canary Wharf is on the Thames’ flood plain.
So, would you rather live in Islington and commute into Goldman Sachs, or live in Limehouse and commute into Citigroup ?
eFinancialCareers reports that if you went for the first option, you have chosen the wrong answer. Canary Wharf is actually less likely to flood than the City, says a spokesman for the Canary Wharf Group.
He also says that the Group is contesting all the recent images suggesting that the Wharf is a flood risk (see above – these images date back to 2009, but are a clearer illustration of those that have been circulating recently…).
What makes Canary Wharf so impermeable ? Is it the Thames Barrier ? Partly.
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image: © Keith Laverack