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See a “walking” boat on the Thames
See a “walking” boat on the Thames

See a “walking” boat on the Thames

Over the next few weeks, a walking boat will be in the Thames around Battersea - and yes, it's art.

Jul
16
2021
A grand procession to open the Northern line extension
A grand procession to open the Northern line extension

A grand procession to open the Northern line extension

The opening of London Underground's new Northern line extension could be marked by a public celebratory procession along the route of the tunnels.

Nov
07
2020
Location chosen for new footbridge across the Thames
Location chosen for new footbridge across the Thames

Location chosen for new footbridge across the Thames

A new pedestrian and cyclist bridge across the Thames is set to go ahead after a short-list of locations was narrowed down to the final winner.

Feb
13
2019
London Underground’s Northern line extension – construction update
London Underground’s Northern line extension – construction update

London Underground’s Northern line extension – construction update

An occasional look at the works on the Northern line extension building the new London Underground line to Battersea Station.

Nov
27
2018
Northern line to Battersea extension – a construction update
Northern line to Battersea extension – a construction update

Northern line to Battersea extension – a construction update

A periodical look at the construction of the Northern line extension to Battersea.

Nov
06
2018
Glass elevator for one of Battersea Power Station’s chimneys
Glass elevator for one of Battersea Power Station’s chimneys

Glass elevator for one of Battersea Power Station’s chimneys

A glass elevator has been announced that will take people to the top of one of Battersea Power Station's chimneys for views across central London.

Oct
20
2018
An update on the latest Northern line extension construction works
An update on the latest Northern line extension construction works

An update on the latest Northern line extension construction works

Works on the Northern line extension towards Battersea has seen a number of milestones over the past couple of months.

Mar
07
2018
£200,000 competition to smarten a railway bridge
£200,000 competition to smarten a railway bridge

£200,000 competition to smarten a railway bridge

A rather dingy looking railway bridge near Battersea Power Station has been nominated to be revamped in an open competition for designs.

Jan
17
2018
First train tries out new Northern line extension track
First train tries out new Northern line extension track

First train tries out new Northern line extension track

The very first train has travelled on the extension of the Northern Line to Nine Elms and Battersea.

Jan
11
2018
Approval given for new tube station at Battersea
Approval given for new tube station at Battersea

Approval given for new tube station at Battersea

Plans for one of the two new tube stations on the Northern line extension have been approved.

Dec
22
2017
See the plans for a Battersea’s Northern line station
See the plans for a Battersea’s Northern line station

See the plans for a Battersea’s Northern line station

Wandsworth Council is consulting local people on London Underground's plans for the eastern entrance of the proposed new Battersea Power Station tube station.

Sep
22
2017
Tunelling starts on the Northern Line Extension
Tunelling starts on the Northern Line Extension

Tunelling starts on the Northern Line Extension

The Northern Line Extension has taken a step forward as the first of two giant tunnel boring machines, Helen, began her 3.2km tunnelling journey to extend the line from Kennington to Battersea.

Apr
11
2017
Northern line extension to Battersea tunneling to start soon
Northern line extension to Battersea tunneling to start soon

Northern line extension to Battersea tunneling to start soon

Tunneling for the Northern line extension is due to start in March, it has been announced.

Jan
20
2017
London’s Far Tottering and Oyster Creek Branch Railway
London’s Far Tottering and Oyster Creek Branch Railway

London’s Far Tottering and Oyster Creek Branch Railway

In 1939, Punch magazine published cartoons about a fanciful railway, little realising that in the 1950s that fantasy railway would become reality and carry 2 million passengers.

Aug
09
2015
New tube station exhibition this week
New tube station exhibition this week

New tube station exhibition this week

Later this week will be a chance to see an exhibition about the proposed extension of the Northern Line to Battersea.

Mar
17
2015
Battersea Power Station Tours – Extended
Battersea Power Station Tours – Extended

Battersea Power Station Tours – Extended

I went on one of the recent tours of Battersea Power Station, and while you are not allowed inside the structure itself, it is worth a visit for a close up viewing of the building. Due to “popular demand”, the

Aug
14
2008

Tunnel under the Thames at Battersea

Yesterday, I wandered over to Battersea Power Station for a viewing of the exhibition for the latest (of many) plans to redevelop the huge industrial wasteland - and because we could also then go on a tour of the building itself.

Jul
01
2008