Feature Articles Archive

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Tea Trail around Nine Elms

    Nine Elms has a rich history of horticulture and growing food. To celebrate this tradition, Urban Canopy have planted a range of herbs and plants to create a wellbeing Tea Trail around the local area. The Nine Elms Tea Trail was originally commissioned by Wandsworth Council as part of the Happy Streets Festival 2019. The […]

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  5. Looking back: Nine Elms Baths

    In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Nine Elms was a notorious slum. If you were poor and living in Nine Elms, keeping clean was a daily battle, as Battersea Society describes. There were no laundry facilities, and most homes didn’t have bathrooms. In an area dominated by pollution, even if you managed […]

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  6. Essential market workers are the face of New Covent Garden Market mural

    You may have already spotted the new colourful mural adorning The Flower Market on Nine Elms Lane. The artwork, titled ‘BLOOM!’, is the latest New Covent Garden Vitrine Art Commission, and celebrates market workers across the fruit, vegetable and floral industries that keep London running with their fresh produce. ‘BLOOM!’ was unveiled 1 October 2020 […]

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