Northern Line Extension – Update

TfL are working at four main sites in Lambeth, Wandsworth and Southwark alongside local communities: Kennington Park/Kennington Green/Nine Elms, next to Wandsworth Road and Pascal Street/ Battersea Power StationOver the next three months, works at these sites will include:

  • Clearing and setting up the site
  • Diverting utility services
  • Putting up hoardings
  • Unexploded Ordnance Surveys
  • Archaeological surveys
  • Pile proving (checking for obstructions when carrying out piling)
  • Making arrangements for measuring and monitoring possible movement in buildings

TfL is creating two permanent shafts at Kennington Park and Kennington Green to provide ventilation, cooling and emergency access to the tunnels.

At Kennington Green, work over the next three months includes:

  • Relocating a post box
  • Removing a pedestrian crossing

At Kennington Park, work over the next three months includes:

  • A new temporary electricity substation
  • Diverting a gas main
  • Relocating the dog walking area in the park and Bee Urban (works led by Lambeth Council)
  • Demolishing the lodge

TfL is holding a public exhibition to showcase the design of the new Nine Elms station and initial concepts for the residential development above the station.  Visit Tate South Lambeth Library, 180 South Lambeth Road, SW8 1QP to find out more on Saturday 21 March – 10am to 4pm.  You can also give your views between up until 7th April by visiting

For more information and to register for updates on the scheme, visit    You can also email the project team at or call our helpdesk on 0343 222 2424.

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