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Nine Elms tube station gets approval for residential towers
Nine Elms tube station gets approval for residential towers

Nine Elms tube station gets approval for residential towers

A cluster of residential flats to be built above the new Nine Elms tube station have been approved by Lambeth Council.

May
04
2021
Nine Elms railway arch to be opened as pedestrian tunnel
Nine Elms railway arch to be opened as pedestrian tunnel

Nine Elms railway arch to be opened as pedestrian tunnel

A blocked off railway arch under the tracks in Nine Elms could be opened up as a new pedestrian tunnel.

Sep
24
2020
Impulsoria – the Victorian horse powered railway
Impulsoria – the Victorian horse powered railway

Impulsoria – the Victorian horse powered railway

Imagine if you will in the era of steam locomotives, trains being pulled along by horses, walking on conveyor belts.

Aug
20
2020
Queen Victoria’s private railway station at Nine Elms
Queen Victoria’s private railway station at Nine Elms

Queen Victoria’s private railway station at Nine Elms

In 1854, a new railway station opened in London, but only the Royal Family was allowed to use it -- this was Queen Victoria's private railway station.

Jul
14
2020
Play giant arcade games in a former Royal Mail delivery office
Play giant arcade games in a former Royal Mail delivery office

Play giant arcade games in a former Royal Mail delivery office

A large Royal Mail building in Nine Elms that will soon be blocks of flats is opening its doors to the public for the first time, and two large displays are being installed, including real-life arcade games.

Jan
10
2020
London Underground’s Northern line extension – a construction update
London Underground’s Northern line extension – a construction update

London Underground’s Northern line extension – a construction update

Building works continue on the Northern line extension to Battersea, and their latest updates give an overview of works carried out since the start of the year.

Mar
21
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
London Public Art: Modern Marriage
London Public Art: Modern Marriage

London Public Art: Modern Marriage

A giant white disembodied foot can be found in the gardens next to the US Embassy in Nine Elms.

Jun
27
2018
London’s Pocket Parks: US Embassy Gardens, SW11
London’s Pocket Parks: US Embassy Gardens, SW11

London’s Pocket Parks: US Embassy Gardens, SW11

Apart from it's boxy architecture, the US Embassy in London is also noted for the lake and garden that surround it.

May
30
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
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