KPMG has now completed the consolidation of its five London buildings into two and our staff are now located in either 15 Canada Square or 8 Salisbury Square. By consolidating our property portfolio in London into two buildings, we are providing a stronger community feel for our people whilst maintaining a presence in both the City and Canary Wharf to deliver the highest standards of service to our clients.
This has been a significant move, combining the very best of KPMG's main offices in the City with a brand new, purpose-built office in Canary Wharf. The opening of our new building at 15 Canada Square in November 2010 by The Queen was a key milestone in the firm's history that has far-reaching benefits for our people, our clients and for the way we do business. 15 Canada Square is a flagship example of a 21st century 'green' building at the forefront of environmental efficiency. We applied extremely strict carbon criteria throughout and have incorporated a range of best practice sustainable features within robust financial criteria. It provides a flexible workspace for 4, 000 of our people and an environment that both welcomes and supports our clients.