Feature Articles Archive

  1. Celebrate the Jubilee weekend in Battersea and Nine Elms

    Get ready for a fun-filled bank holiday weekend to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee! There’s plenty going on in Battersea and Nine Elms for everyone to enjoy.  Going for a walk this bank holiday? If you head through Arch 42 to New Covent Garden Market, you can see a giant majestic royal crown in the […]

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  2. New Arch 42 route reveals Victorian viaduct history

    Arch 42 sits beneath a Victorian viaduct, completed in 1878 as part of upgrades to the London & South Western Railway (LSWR) Nine Elms works. Until this point, the line from Nine Elms towards Vauxhall had run along an embankment before continuing onto the high brick viaduct into Waterloo. Following the closure of Nine Elms […]

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  3. Creative and tech opportunities for Nine Elms residents

    Learn about all the creative and tech opportunities in Wandsworth through Stride, a talent development programme for South Londoners which is creating opportunity and supporting creative and tech enterprises. Wandsworth Council and Lambeth Council work in partnership with Lewisham and Southwark to bring opportunities in the creative industries such as architecture, advertising, tech, and filmmaking […]

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  4. Spring holidays 2022 in Nine Elms

    Whether you are planning to celebrate Easter, Passover or observing Ramadan this month, there’s something for everyone this spring in Battersea, Nine Elms and Vauxhall. For the young people in your life, Nine Elms-based youth organisation FAST are hosting a range of affordable activities and trips during the school holidays, check out the FAST Instagram […]

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  5. Looking back: Those magnificent men and women in their flying machines!

    Battersea and Nine Elms are well known for their railway history, but the area was also a major location for aviation, producing balloons, planes, and Britain’s first ever female pilot and aircraft manufacturer. In 1906 brothers Oswald and Eustace Short rented railway arches next to the Battersea Gasworks – they had purchased a used coal […]

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  6. Coming to Nine Elms in 2022

    As 2021 draws to a close and we reflect on a fantastic year for Nine Elms, there’s plenty of exciting changes to look forward to in 2022, from arts and culture to refreshed outdoor sport and play areas, improvements to the public realm and much more. Scroll through our images to see what’s in store […]

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