Feature Articles Archive

  1. Nina Wakeford: Nine Elms – a new ‘Pink Depot’?

    As part of Wandsworth Art’s LGBT+ History Month programme, artist Nina Wakeford writes about the vibrant history of LGBT+ culture in Nine Elms and her hopes for its future. “It felt like it was in the middle of nowhere.” “You approached it, and it seemed really bare all around it.” “‘Cos you had that little walk from the […]

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  2. Love Nine Elms this Valentine’s Day

    We’re keeping our love locked-down this Valentine’s Day. There’s plenty of activities and Covid-safe ways to spend the time, either with yourself or a loved one to support local businesses during this season of love. If the way to your heart is through your stomach, why not try one of these pick-up or takeaway offers? […]

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  3. World Heart Beat musicians share the need for love this Valentine’s Day

    Young musicians from award-winning charity World Heart Beat Music Academy, Wandsworth have come together online this Valentine’s Day with its lockdown version of Stevie Wonder’s inspirational Love’s In Need Of Love Today. The music video features 105 young vocalists, plus flutes, violins, saxophones, trumpets, trombones, Tabla players and entire rhythm sections, who have come together […]

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  4. Chocolate Films: How we’ve adapted to coronavirus

    The award-winning film company Chocolate Films are moving their base to Nine Elms next year. In this feature, Rachel Wang, Chocolate Films co-founder tells us how her business has adapted to the changing landscape during the pandemic: “As a small business, at Chocolate Films we’ve always prided ourselves on our agility and flexibility. In 2020 […]

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  5. Looking back: Nine Elms Station 

    The Northern Line Extension train trials are running smoothly ahead of the line opening this autumn, but did you know it’s not the first time Nine Elms has had a train station?  Nine Elms is steeped in travel history, being near to central London and on the Thames, providing easy transport links for centuries. Still a key river route today, the latest passenger piers opened in 2017 at Vauxhall (St George Wharf) and Battersea Power Station, connecting Nine Elms to London Riverbus services.   […]

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  6. 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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