More than 42 projects are changing the face of this riverside district. The old industrial sites in Nine Elms are in the process of being completely transformed. The historic Vauxhall Cross and Albert Embankment are being redesigned to provide a more attractive and pedestrian friendly environment. There’s a smorgasbord of new public squares, parks and footpaths created alongside major improvements to local infrastructure.
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At 227 hectares, Nine Elms on the South Bank is by far the largest regeneration zone in central London and sits across the London boroughs of Wandsworth and Lambeth. Explore what’s going on in Nine Elms through this interactive map.
Transport for London is completing an extension of the Northern Line which will provide two new Tube stations at Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station. This will forge a direct link from Nine Elms to Westminster, the City and Leicester Square, all in under 15 minutes. The extension is set to open in 2021.
Nine Elms on the South Bank is becoming a green and walkable district with plenty of public space and outdoor areas. A new section of Thames River Path will run through and host an array of riverside shops, cafes, restaurants, art spaces, parks and public squares. It will complement a new Nine Elms Park that will sweep through the centre of the district, creating a beautiful green corridor between Battersea Power Station and Vauxhall Cross.
Instead of a congested traffic gyratory, Vauxhall is being transformed by the creation of a recognisable ‘heart of Vauxhall’. This will have new walkways, shops, a variety of homes and a collection of restaurants. Vauxhall is being restored to the living district centre it once was.
In 2019 a preferred location was identified for a new Thames bridge linking Nine Elms and Westminster. The location crosses the river between Grosvenor Road riverbank (west of Claverton Street) on the north side of the Thames at Pimlico and Kirtling Street, near Battersea Power Station in Nine Elms on the south side.