Local area guide

Living in Nine Elms

Thinking about moving to Nine Elms? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools are like, transport connections and so much more.

Your guide to moving to Nine Elms

Why Nine Elms is a good place to live

Nine Elms is a prime central London location, transforming from its industrial roots to become a contemporary outpost. The area offers excellent connectivity, thanks to the recent extension to the Northern Line, with two new tube stations — Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station. Enhancing its significance, Nine Elms also houses the new US Embassy, moved from Mayfair. For lovers of city living who prefer their peace and tranquillity too, the stunning Battersea Park — renowned for its serene yet picturesque landscape — is just to the west. Enjoy living by the Thames, with several properties in the area offering riverside views.

What's Nine Elms famous for?

Nine Elms is most famous for housing the emblematic Battersea Power Station, the largest brick-built building in Europe and recently redeveloped. This once industrial district is also known for its leading role in London's expansive regeneration project over the past decade, bringing modern infrastructure and amenities to the heart of central London. More recently, Nine Elms has also put itself on the map as London's home for the new American Embassy.

Things to do in Nine Elms

Nine Elms has enough to fulfil the interests of any city dweller. Admire the luxury property developments along the riverside and enjoy strolls around Battersea Park. The architecture of the new US Embassy add character to the experience. A strong food culture has emerged in the area, with an array of food markets and shops offering a diverse array of gastronomic delights. If you're a lover of wine, take part in free tasting sessions at local shops, or get active with some bouldering for a unique workout. With such a variety of activities, you'll never be short of things to do in Nine Elms.

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Transport in Nine Elms

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Local connections

Battersea Power Station
0.3 miles / 0.5 km
Nine Elms
0.3 miles / 0.5 km
Battersea Park
National Rail
0.5 miles / 0.8 km
Queenstown Road (Battersea)
National Rail
0.5 miles / 0.8 km
Wandsworth Road
National Rail
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
St George Wharf Pier
Ferry Port
0.7 miles / 1.1 km

Schools in Nine Elms

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Nine Elms.

Education in Nine Elms

St George's CofE Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
Griffin Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Requires improvement (2023)
Newton Preparatory School
Ages: 3 - 13 years old
St Mary's RC Voluntary Aided Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Herbert Morrison Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2023)
Wyvil Primary School and Resource Bases for Speech, Language and Communication Needs, and Autism
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2013)

Local pubs in Nine Elms

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  • Duchess

    London SW8

    A friendly cosy pub dating back to 1883 sits in the heart of Battersea. Opposite the new Battersea Power Station Station on the Northern Line and up the road from Battersea Dog's Home, so a dog friendly pub too! ​

  • Priory Arms

    London SW8

    Craft Beer, Fresh Food, Cracking Quiz, Great Atmosphere, Free Comedy and Cabaret!

  • Tia Maria

    London SW8

    A Brazilian Bar & Restaurant in Vauxhall