The south bank of the Thames from Battersea to Vauxhall is one vast construction site. At the northern end alone, branded as ‘Nine Elms on the South Bank’, some 16,000 new homes are planned — more than five times the number in the former London 2012 Athlete’s Village in Stratford. Many of these new homes are up in the sky. Come 2020, Nine Elms will have a skyline to rival Canary Wharf’s. Nine developments in particular look set to dominate the views from Westminster Bridge. All are taller than the nearby Millbank Tower, or Centre Point, and some contain more than one tower.
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