Feature Articles Archive

  1. Year of Engineering: what’s going on in Nine Elms?

    2018 is the Year of Engineer – a UK-wide campaign to celebrate engineering and inspire young people to join the industry. The Nine Elms Vauxhall Partnership is an official Year of Engineering Partner and will be working with local people to explore how engineers are shaping the area.  It has commissioned Chocolate Films to create […]

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  2. Welcome Oppo to the Food Exchange

    There’s a new food hub in London. It’s a place that strings together the most food-obsessed businesses and individuals – a space for creators, makers, photographers, innovators and anyone working with food to come together. The Food Exchange provides workspaces, studios, kitchen spaces and a campus for the creative food industry. As the epicentre of […]

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  3. The sustainability infrastructure of Nine Elms

    The sprouting buildings along Nine Elms have taken root. As more spaces start to be populated with residents and activity, more and more of the hoardings are being taken down, pavements are opening up, and riverside walkways unfolding. The new US Embassy, 33 Nine Elms Lane, is now open alongside a number of businesses in […]

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  4. Chubby Hearts over London launches at Battersea Power Station

    Battersea Power Station hosted the launch of British fashion designer Anya Hindmarch’s public design project, Chubby Hearts, which saw a giant inflatable red heart fly between the iconic chimneys. Starting on Valentine’s Day, and continuing on as a celebration of London Fashion Week, giant Chubby Heart balloons will be suspended over (and sometimes squashed within) […]

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  5. Wandsworth Council leader says years of campaigning have paid off with the recent Northern Line announcement

    Wandsworth Council has welcomed today’s news that users of the London Underground are to benefit from increased capacity on the Northern Line. The Northern line carries around 225,000 passengers a day between 5pm and 7pm.Customers coming in and out of Wandsworth will now benefit from 30 trains an hour on the Kennington to Morden section […]

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  6. Competition to smarten up Thessaly Road Railway Bridge

    Wandsworth Council has teamed up with the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) to launch a competition to improve an important community gateway. The aim is to improve the appearance and feel of Thessaly Road Railway Bridge in Battersea near New Covent Garden Market. This follows long-standing plans by the council to improve the bridge following […]

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