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  1. Local schoolchildren test out new playground at Battersea Power Station

    Pupils from St Mary’s RC Primary School visited the new Prospect Park children’s playground and park area at Battersea Power Station ahead of the Grade II* listed building opening to the public from September this year. The playground, which is open to the public daily from 8am to 8pm, was designed by landscape architects LDA […]

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  2. Hundreds of jobseekers meet employers at jobs fair

    More than 275 people went along to the Experience Wandsworth Jobs Fair this week to find out about local employment opportunities. Organised by the council’s Work Match team and hosted by South Thames College, the fair was a chance to meet up with around 30 local employers keen on employing Wandsworth people. As new businesses […]

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  3. Wandsworth film company prepare to move into Nine Elms home 

    Wandsworth-based production company Chocolate Films are preparing to move into their new base in Nine Elms this October.  The production company will soon get the keys to the new building where their new ‘media hub’ and film studio will be, situated on the ground floor of The Residence at Ponton Road, SW8.  Work will soon […]

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  4. Artist explores pioneering Nine Elms heritage with local school

    Artist David Appleyard paid a visit to St Mary’s RC Primary, SW8 last week to share the exciting history of early flight in Nine Elms and plans for his public art project. David Appleyard has been commissioned by developer St. William to develop a series of outdoor artworks for a public walkway on nearby Prince […]

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  5. Over 2m journeys start or end at new Northern Line Extension stations in first 6 months

    It’s just six months since the new Northern Line Extension opened with great fanfare, bringing the Tube to Battersea for the first time in its history. Now thousands of residents, workers and visitors are using the new Northern Line Extension (NLE) at Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms each week as the area develops into […]

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  6. Wandsworth Council appoints development partner to build more affordable homes in Nine Elms

    Work is set to start on 57 new homes on the site of the former Patmore Centre on Patmore Street, SW8, following Wandsworth Council’s appointment of a development partner, Bugler Developments. The site has planning approval from September 2021 to build two five-storey buildings, providing much-needed affordable housing options prioritised for Wandsworth residents and workers. […]

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