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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Battersea’s Tunnel Boring Machines shown off
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.

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.