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Stories and news from our lives and work in Nine Elms

The poly tunnel on Doddington Roof Garden

Doddington Roof Garden - Oasis for Battersea and Nine Elms

On a sunny Saturday one weekend in March I explored a rooftop garden in the heart of one of the largest housing estates in Battersea.

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US Embassy Water Efficiency

You didn’t used to need an umbrella in London, but in the last few years we’ve encountered some deluges that got more than your socks wet.

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Paid and voluntary roles with Battersea Fields Parish

Battersea Fields is looking for people who want to work in a meaningful role with an organisation that wants to serve its local community better.

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Does Nine Elms need a Frank Gehry?

Right at the end of the 20th century, before social media had got off the ground, Spain gave birth to a most-photographed sensation with its Bilbao Guggenheim museum. The building, by American architect Frank Gehry, left other down-at-heel cities wondering if they could build an ‘iconic’ building to improve their prospects, increase visitors and income, as Bilbao has done.

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