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The topping out ceremony at 25 Churchill Place earlier this month meant Canary Wharf Group had reached a milestone - the completion of its original masterplan.
But, as reported in The Wharf last week, Canary Wharf Contractors' executive director Cormac MacCrann, said there was still much more work to do over the coming years.
The topping out ceremony of Canary Wharf's newest construction marked the end of the original masterplan some 25 years ago.
Now the focus is on the future and in the next quarter century another huge transition will take place.
A pathway through the construction site for the new JP Morgan building has been reopened after pressure from a community campaign.
Residents in Westferry urged Canary Wharf Group for the link to be re-established as the only alternative safe route is up to a mile longer.
Speculation that JP Morgan will abandon its move to Canary Wharf because of the bonus tax is incorrect.
The future of the bank's Riverside South headquarters, currently under construction, was reported to be in doubt after a phone call last month between JP Morgan chief executive Jamie Dimon and Alistair Darling.
JP Morgan's changes to its future Riverside South home have been green-lit by Tower Hamlets Council.
The Strategic Development Committee has unanimously rubber-stamped the banking giant's amendments to the scheme, which it secured for an initial £237million in November.