One of the largest regeneration projects in Europe and the most centrally located regeneration opportunity in London; the Vauxhall, Nine Elms and Battersea Opportunity Area (OA) on the South Bank is a key element of the Mayor’s London Plan. With 16,000 new homes and a likely employment capacity exceeding 25,000, this prime site will be transformed into a world class residential and business quarter.
At the heart of the OA will be the new US Embassy building and Dutch Embassy, together with various public realm features including the embassy plaza, a riverside walk and the Linear Park – a tree lined green space stretching from Battersea Park to Vauxhall. Significant infrastructure enhancements include the planned extension to the Northern Line into Nine Elms and Battersea and a footbridge is also planned, making Pimlico a short walk away.
Embassy Gardens comprises approximately 15 acres and will deliver up to 2,000 new homes plus office and flexible work space, new leisure facilities, 130,000 ft² of retail, bar and restaurant space including a new Waitrose supermarket. Phase one comprises 3 buildings and approximately 600 units.
Ambassador Building (building A09) within Phase 1 will be completed by Q4 2015, and will be home to the leisure club and Waitrose. Capital Building is due for completion in 2016.
Anticipated completion for the new Legacy Building 1 is set for 2019.