Feature Articles Archive

  1. Meet Aisling Drennan

    Animated, affable and razor sharp, Aisling is a painter living in Riverlight, who has been selected for several international exhibitions and has several forthcoming shows elsewhere in the city. “It’s exciting to have a career taking off in an area that’s taking off,” Aisling notes. Living in Nine Elms means she’s centrally located to all the galleries, museums, […]

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  2. Source Cafe – a scrumptious spot for sweets

    Artisan gelatos, organic coffees, and hand-crafted chocolates. What more can you ask for? The newly inaugurated Source Cafe on Thessaly Road in Nine Elms is quickly poised to be a neighbourhood favourite. With spring and summer on their way, the independent coffee shop, chocolatier, and gelateria offers a vast selected of artisanal Italian ice creams. […]

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  3. A hidden gem: 575 Wandsworth Road

    Did you know Nine Elms has a National Trust site? One of only three in Central London (alongside the George Inn near the Shard and Carlyle’s House in Chelsea), 575 Wandsworth Road is an extraordinary National Trust house and a remarkable work of art. The Georgian terraced house was the property of Khadambi Asalache (1935 […]

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  4. Staying active in Nine Elms

    For those who have stuck to their New Years resolutions or those who haven’t, there are plenty of options for getting fit and staying active in the Nine Elms area. If you’re a resident or live nearby, there’s a sporty selection to suit you: Running routes Battersea Park loop: Battersea Park is an elegant green […]

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  5. Tideway Tunnel: London’s Super Sewer

    It’s about reclaiming and reconnecting with the Thames River. Starting before the Victorian era and up until recently, the quality of the Thames has been deteriorating alarmingly. From dumping raw sewage to leaking factory byproducts, the Thames had become a cesspool of diseases leading to cholera outbreaks and the infamous ‘Great Stink’ of 1858. The […]

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  6. Processions: 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

    As part of a year-long programme of activities linked to the centenary of partial women’s suffrage in the UK, the Nine Elms Vauxhall Partnership is proud to announce its participation in PROCESSIONS. In 1918, the Representation of the People Act gave the first British women the right to vote and stand for public office.  PROCESSIONS […]

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