Nine Elms timeline

Key milestones for the Nine Elms project.

Year Milestone
2008 US Government announces purchase of a site in Nine Elms for a new US Embassy. 
2010 Formation of the Nine Elms Vauxhall Partnership.
London Plan identifies Vauxhall, Nine Elms Battersea (VNEB) as an Opportunity Area within the Central Activity Zone. 
2012 Battersea Power Station purchased by Malaysian consortium comprising S P Setia, Sime Darby and the Employees' Provident Fund. 
2013 Transport for London submits an application for a Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) to extend the Northern line to Nine Elms and Battersea. A Public Inquiry follows.
Ballymore confirms deal with Kingdom of the Netherlands for the relocation of the Dutch Embassy to Nine Elms on the South Bank.
2014 Northern line extension (NLE) is approved.
First new residents move into the area.
Planning permission granted to VINCI St. Modwen (VSM) and Covent Garden Market Authority for a new combined flower and fruit & vegetable market.
2015 Start of construction on the NLE.
First segment of the linear park delivered.
Thames River Path improvement works begin.
2017 US Embassy open.
2020 Northern line extension due to be in operation.
Battersea Power Station due to re-open.