Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Northern Line extension from Kennington to Battersea ‘halfway there’ - Southwark News

Northern Line extension from Kennington to Battersea ‘halfway there’ - Southwark News
London Assembly member was given a tour of the newly-dug tunnels below Kennington Park ... 
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London Assembly member Florence Eshalomi on a tour of the new tunnels under Kennington
Work on the two-mile Northern Line extension linking Kennington with new stations in Nine Elms and Battersea is “half-way” to completion in 2020.
London Assembly member for Lambeth and Southwark, Florence Eshalomi, was last week given a tour of the newly-dug tunnels 25 metres below Kennington. ... “We were right under Kennington Park Road, where they’ve got the cladding in place in Kennington Park.” ... 
London Underground’s Martin Gosling, head of the Northern line extension, told Global Rail News: “The tunnelling works at Kennington represent a significant milestone in the construction of the Northern Line Extension which will bring Battersea and surrounding areas to within fifteen minutes of the West End and City.” ...

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