This is a photo I took today from our small office on the 18th floor of One Canada Square, Canary Wharf showing the Millennium Dome, the newly announced host venue for 2012 Olympics. I actually took it two minutes before the announcement……..
Our tower at Canary Wharf has 50 floors and is 800 feet high. It is the tallest building in Britain, which we share (among 49 other floors) with the London 2012 Olympic Bid Team – who received their long awaited seal of approval today.
London won a two-way fight with Paris by 54 votes to 50 at the IOC meeting in Singapore, after bids from Moscow, New York and Madrid were eliminated.
That’s a bid I should have been working on……………