1 West India Quay

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Coordinates: 51°30′25.0″N 00°01′16.7″W / 51.506944°N 0.021306°W / 51.506944; -0.021306

One West India Quay

1 West India Quay is a skyscraper designed by HOK in the Docklands area of London which was completed in 2004. It is 111 metres (364 feet) tall and has 33 floors (not including roof). The bottom 12 floors house a Marriott Hotel, including 47 serviced suites on floors 9-12. Floors 13-33 house 158 apartments. The tower overlooks West India Docks and Canary Wharf.

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In the film Run Fatboy Run, the character Whit owns an apartment in 1 West India Quay. Also, earlier in the film, he is heard saying "West India Quay please!" to a taxi driver.

Much of the music video 'Heartbroken' by T2 (a London based, garage music band) was filmed in or around 1 West India Quay.

Whilst still a construction site, the building was used as a location in the film, Layer Cake, starring Daniel Craig.

The introduction of the show Richard Hammond's Invisible Worlds was filmed on the rooftop of 1 West India Quay, with Richard Hammond standing close to the building's signature arched top.

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