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Celebrating Chanukah in Docklands

by: Caroline Westbrook - Last updated: 2012-12-13

Residents and workers in London's Canary Wharf have had the chance to celebrate Chanukah in style after the area once again played host to a giant Menorah.

The 15ft high structure is currently standing tall in the area's Jubilee Park - rivalling similarly large Menorahs in Golders Green and Trafalgar Square.

It it the 14th year running that a Menorah has been installed in the area, which houses a working population of almost 100,000 people from all walks of life.

A number of companies based in Canary Wharf - including auditors KMPG and global bank Citi - have sponsored candle lighting ceremonies this year.

Canary Wharf Group's Danny Seliger said that the Menorah was a 'beautiful temporary addition to the surrounding lights at Canary Wharf'.

He added: "I would like to thank those local companies that are sponsoring ceremonies, and encourage people from the surrounding community to come down and take a look at the Menorah over the next few days."