Feature Articles Archive

  1. New connections: Arch 42

    The Nine Elms neighbourhood is known for its railway lines and roads connecting the area with other parts of London. Now there’s going to be an exciting new archway connection between communities on each side of the tracks, joining up a route between new Tube stations opening in 2021 and New Covent Garden Market and […]

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  2. In pictures: Celebrating the Nine Elms food chain

    Pictured above: Grace Akanni Smith at The Black Cab Coffee Co, watch Grace and Matteo’s films here. The role of Nine Elms in the food supply chain of London has never been more important than during the current pandemic. From market traders to food manufacturers and cafe owners, everyone’s contribution is vital to keep the […]

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  3. Tea Trail around Nine Elms

    Nine Elms has a rich history of horticulture and growing food. To celebrate this tradition, Urban Canopy have planted a range of herbs and plants to create a wellbeing Tea Trail around the local area. The Nine Elms Tea Trail was originally commissioned by Wandsworth Council as part of the Happy Streets Festival 2019. The […]

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  4. Looking back: Nine Elms Baths

    In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Nine Elms was a notorious slum. If you were poor and living in Nine Elms, keeping clean was a daily battle, as Battersea Society describes. There were no laundry facilities, and most homes didn’t have bathrooms. In an area dominated by pollution, even if you managed […]

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  5. Essential market workers are the face of New Covent Garden Market mural

    You may have already spotted the new colourful mural adorning The Flower Market on Nine Elms Lane. The artwork, titled ‘BLOOM!’, is the latest New Covent Garden Vitrine Art Commission, and celebrates market workers across the fruit, vegetable and floral industries that keep London running with their fresh produce. ‘BLOOM!’ was unveiled 1 October 2020 […]

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  6. Where to ‘eat out to help out’ in Nine Elms

    Now is the time to get behind your local businesses and what better way to start than to take advantage of the government’s Eat Out to Help Out Scheme! By eating or drinking at a participating venue, you can get 50% off food and soft drinks, up to a maximum of £10 discount per diner, […]

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