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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.


Battersea Power Station to start generating electricity again

Nearly 40 years after it closed down, Battersea Power Station is about to start generating electricity again.


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.


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.


Tunneling breakthrough for the Northern Line extension

The tunnel boring machines drilling two new tube tunnels under South London have broken through at Kennington, having started their work at Battersea Power 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.


Unbuilt London: Battersea Power Station’s football stadium

In the dim and distant past, when Battersea Power Station was more ruin than construction site, a proposal was shown off that would have seen the old building become a major football stadium.


Battersea’s Tunnel Boring Machines shown off

London Underground has shown off the two new tunnel boring machines that will soon start chewing through South London to dig the Northern line extension.


Ballot for Battersea Power Station Fiery Illuminations

A large (possibly) art (maybe) event based around fire is taking place next month at Battersea Power Station.


Tours and Talks around Battersea Power Station

Nine Elms on the South Bank is hosting a series of events throughout June as part of London Festival of Architecture (LFA).


Future Battersea Tube Station Wont be Accessible to Disabled – Maybe

For the avoidance of doubt, this is a very tongue in cheek blog post. Another round – of many – consultations for the planned extension to the Northern Line to take it more South-West(ish) towards the derelict Battersea Power Station


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