Developer Xu Weiping walks through derelict land at Royal Albert Dock in east London on May 29, 2013. File photo: ReutersDeveloper Xu Weiping walks through derelict land at Royal Albert Dock in east London on May 29, 2013. File photo: Reuters
Developer Xu Weiping walks through derelict land at Royal Albert Dock in east London on May 29, 2013. File photo: Reuters

Brexit and cooling China-UK ties freeze plans for new Canary Wharf

  • The US$2.2 billion project was meant to transform 35 acres of derelict London riverfront into a bustling finance hub
  • But the 21 London buildings are lying empty as geopolitical changes have unsettled Chinese and Asian investors, says developer Xu Weiping

Topic |   Britain
Developer Xu Weiping walks through derelict land at Royal Albert Dock in east London on May 29, 2013. File photo: ReutersDeveloper Xu Weiping walks through derelict land at Royal Albert Dock in east London on May 29, 2013. File photo: Reuters
Developer Xu Weiping walks through derelict land at Royal Albert Dock in east London on May 29, 2013. File photo: Reuters
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