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New Nine Elms district will stretch two kilometres east from the decommissioned Battersea Power Station along the riverfront to the edge of Vauxhall

On the South Bank of the River Thames, the Nine Elms project will regenerate primarily industrial land – from the decommissioned Battersea Power Station, seen here in white on the right with four raised stacks, all the way to Vauxhall Cross.

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Proposed development in Vauxhall. The massive project will offer up 18,000 new homes, new schools, parks, a farmer’s market and new venues for culture, the arts and business – creating a new live-work London community. The Nine Elms development will be complete by 2025.

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Pedestrians and cyclists will rule. A new linear park – a green pedestrian corridor that will sweep west-east through the district – and a river walk will provide car-free pathways. Here, on the right, the new cube-shaped American embassy is seen.

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This fall, a winning design is to be revealed for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge connecting Nine Elms on the South Bank with the historic Pimlico embankment.

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Two new tube stops are also planned for the district – one at Nine Elms on Wandsworth Road and another at Battersea Power Station. The Northern line from Kennington will be extended into Nine Elms.

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Nine Elms is intended to become a green and walkable district with a network of parks, public squares, footpaths, cycle lanes and outdoor recreation spaces.

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New Covent Garden Market will be transformed into a modern wholesale market for food and flowers, and the archways underneath the railway viaduct will be remodeled to house retail space.

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Battersea Power Station, which is protected from demolition by an English Heritage listing, is to be transformed by 2018 with shops, restaurants and offices as well as apartments. It’s hoped that in time the area will become a bustling, riverside tourist destination with attractions to rival the rest of Central London. Read full story at link below: Tall towers invade Central London - city grows up instead of out.

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