Nine Elms

Nine Elms, London
Nine Elms is an area within Battersea in South West London and in the far north-eastern corner of the London Borough of Wandsworth, between the SW8 side of Battersea proper and Vauxhall.wikipedia
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Battersea Power Station

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It is dominated by Battersea Power Station, various railway lines and New Covent Garden Market.
Battersea Power Station is a decommissioned coal-fired power station, located on the south bank of the River Thames, in Nine Elms, Battersea, in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

Vauxhall

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Nine Elms is an area within Battersea in South West London and in the far north-eastern corner of the London Borough of Wandsworth, between the SW8 side of Battersea proper and Vauxhall.
As in neighbouring Battersea and Nine Elms, riverside redevelopment has converted most former industrial sites into residential properties and new office space.

New Covent Garden Market

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It is dominated by Battersea Power Station, various railway lines and New Covent Garden Market.
Located in Nine Elms, London, the market covers a site of 57 acres and is home to about 200 fruit, vegetable, and flower companies.

Embassy Gardens

Nine Elms has residential developments along the riverside, like Chelsea Bridge Wharf or Embassy Gardens, and also three large council estates—Carey Gardens, the Patmore Estate and the Savona.
Embassy Gardens is a residential and business development in the Nine Elms regeneration zone in London, England, surrounding the United States Embassy building opened in 2017.

Battersea

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Nine Elms is an area within Battersea in South West London and in the far north-eastern corner of the London Borough of Wandsworth, between the SW8 side of Battersea proper and Vauxhall.
To the east are Lambeth, Stockwell and Nine Elms; to the south are Wandsworth and Balham; to the south-east is Clapham; and to the west Wandsworth Town.

Nine Elms Locomotive Works

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The redundant station and the adjacent area, to the north of the new main line, became the London and South Western Railway's carriage and wagon works and main locomotive works until their relocation to Eastleigh in 1909.
Nine Elms locomotive works were built in 1839 by the London and South Western Railway (LSWR) adjoining their passenger terminus near the Vauxhall end of Nine Elms Lane, in the district of Nine Elms in the London Borough of Battersea.

London Borough of Wandsworth

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Nine Elms is an area within Battersea in South West London and in the far north-eastern corner of the London Borough of Wandsworth, between the SW8 side of Battersea proper and Vauxhall.

Nine Elms to Waterloo Viaduct

It closed in 1848 when the railway was extended via the Nine Elms to Waterloo Viaduct to a new terminus at Waterloo station (then called Waterloo Bridge Station).
Initially constructed in 1848, the viaduct begins in eastern Battersea in Nine Elms and with an intermediate station at Vauxhall incorporated within the viaduct, the viaduct terminates at Waterloo.

Embassy of the United States, London

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In October 2008 the U.S. Embassy in London announced that it would relocate to the area, moving from its location in Grosvenor Square, Mayfair; the new embassy was completed in December 2017, and began operating in January 2018.
The embassy chancery in Nine Elms, Battersea, London overlooks the River Thames and has been opened to the public since 13 December 2017, and was formally opened January 2018.

Nine Elms railway station

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Nine Elms railway station opened on 21 May 1838 as the first London terminus of the London and South Western Railway, which that day changed its name from the London and Southampton Railway.

Grosvenor Square

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In October 2008 the U.S. Embassy in London announced that it would relocate to the area, moving from its location in Grosvenor Square, Mayfair; the new embassy was completed in December 2017, and began operating in January 2018.
In 2008, the United States Government chose a site for a new embassy in the Nine Elms area of the London Borough of Wandsworth, south of the River Thames.

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In October 2008 the U.S. Embassy in London announced that it would relocate to the area, moving from its location in Grosvenor Square, Mayfair; the new embassy was completed in December 2017, and began operating in January 2018.
The United States embassy announced in 2008 it would move from its long established location at Grosvenor Square to Nine Elms, Wandsworth owing to security concerns, despite constructing an £8m security upgrading after the September 11 attacks including 6 ft high blast walls.

Embassy of China, London

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The Chinese Embassy is also rumoured to be relocating to the area.
Despite 2013 rumours that the embassy was to move from Portland Place to a new development in Nine Elms, in 2018 the Chinese government purchased Royal Mint Court with plans to develop the site for a new embassy building.

Battersea (UK Parliament constituency)

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It takes in all of the district of Battersea including its large Battersea Park which hosts frequent live entertainment events and seasonal festivals, riverside and London Heliport and stretches eastwards to include Nine Elms and surrounding the Park: Queenstown; generally widely known large neighbourhoods of Battersea Town; and westwards to include most of Wandsworth town, including the riverside, Town Hall and East Hill.

The Optimists of Nine Elms

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*The Optimists of Nine Elms (1974 film starring Peter Sellers)
He lives in a run down goods yard alongside a derelict canal in Nine Elms.

London Underground

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An essential part of the work is an extension of the London Underground to service the area.
The Northern Line is being extended from Kennington to Battersea Power Station via Nine Elms, serving the Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms development areas.

Bystrup Architecture Design Engineering

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In 2015, Wandsworth council chose a design by Bystrup for a £40m pedestrian bridge between Nine Elms and Pimlico.
In 2015, Bystrup and partners won the design for a pedestrian bridge between Nine Elms and Pimlico in London, with spiral ramps preserving parks at both ends.

Pimlico

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In 2015, Wandsworth council chose a design by Bystrup for a £40m pedestrian bridge between Nine Elms and Pimlico.
Plans under consideration for the redevelopment of Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station include a pedestrian bridge stretching across the river from St George's Square; in 2015, Wandsworth council awarded Bystrup and partners the design for the £40m bridge, with spiral ramps preserving parks at both ends.

London

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Nine Elms is an area within Battersea in South West London and in the far north-eastern corner of the London Borough of Wandsworth, between the SW8 side of Battersea proper and Vauxhall.

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

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Also in the area is the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

Council house

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Nine Elms has residential developments along the riverside, like Chelsea Bridge Wharf or Embassy Gardens, and also three large council estates—Carey Gardens, the Patmore Estate and the Savona.

Patmore Estate

Nine Elms has residential developments along the riverside, like Chelsea Bridge Wharf or Embassy Gardens, and also three large council estates—Carey Gardens, the Patmore Estate and the Savona.

Elm

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Nine Elms Lane was named around the year 1645, from a row of elm trees bordering the road, though a path probably existed between York House and Vauxhall from the 1200s.

York House, Strand

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Nine Elms Lane was named around the year 1645, from a row of elm trees bordering the road, though a path probably existed between York House and Vauxhall from the 1200s.

River Thames

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In 1838, at the time of construction of the London and Southampton Railway, the area was described as "a low swampy district occasionally overflowed by the Thames [whose] osier beds, pollards and windmille and the river give it a Dutch effect".