Feature Articles Archive

  1. Musical Heritage of Nine Elms

    The art of the album cover is undergoing a renaissance after the prominence of vinyl sleeves had waned and the emergence of digital music put the genre in jeopardy. However, vinyl records have clung on despite the clatter and music platforms like Spotify have used album covers in their user interface quite prominently. So album […]

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  2. StudioRCA: a cultural hotspot in Nine Elms

    The world’s number one art and design postgraduate university, the Royal College of Art, has a hidden gem in Nine Elms: StudioRCA. It’s a gallery, it’s an exhibition space, it’s a performance stage, it’s an alumni platform, it’s a streetview vitrine, it’s a test-bed for emerging artists. This magnetic, bijou space is a cultural hotspot […]

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  3. A Weekend in Nine Elms: Summer Edition

    Are all those cranes and high-rises piquing your interest? Do you fancy discovering an under-explored part of central London? Better make a weekend of it! Here’s our recipe for a summer weekend in Nine Elms and Vauxhall: Better start with a good brunch: Brunswick House – This antique-filled Georgian mansion serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. […]

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  4. The beautiful Battersea Barge

    We already told you about the marvellous history of the Battersea Power Station. But perhaps rivalling that charming and remarkable autobiography is the story of The Battersea Barge. Born in 1932 in Holland, this barge was originally named Maria II. In her infancy, Maria carried grain between the idyllic French town of Rouen and Paris. […]

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  5. Behind the Scenes: Northern Line Extension

    It’s an incredible feat of engineering. Like seeing a jumbo jet plane up close or the intricate insides of a printing press machine. But the two giant tunnel boring machines, Helen and Amy, are in a league of their own. As they continue to drill their way up to Kennington, the Northern Line Extension in […]

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  6. Construction Vacancies in Nine Elms

    All the buzz in Nine Elms means there’s lots of job vacancies in construction. Dozens of job openings, apprenticeships, and other training opportunities are available for you to choose from. If you’re interested, the good news is that there’s a service to help you with this. Wandsworth residents can contact Wandsworth Work Match and Lambeth […]

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