Denise Waterman was thrilled to follow the story of the Thessaly Road regeneration and attended the opening of the revamped bridge along with council members, local residents, teachers and pupils.
"Happy Street" by Yinka Ilori has finally become a reality. Judge for yourself!
The 19 Bus route is under threat and Wandsworth Council are lobbying TFL to rethink their plans. This short video shows the entire route, sped up over 3000%, with a voiceover from Cllr Cook from Wandsworth Borough Council.
The number 19 bus runs from Battersea Bridge Road to Finsbury Park and is a well-used route connecting thousands of people every day from the borough to central and north London.
Under proposals put forward by the Mayor the route will be changed so it only runs from Finsbury Park to Holborn where it will terminate.
Full article by Wandsworth Borough Council here:
We dropped in to the Frogmore depot to meet council workers and local residents getting ready for the inevitable cold weather this year...
We also stumbled on a great online resource, the Wandworth Council Interactive Map, which for example shows the location of all yellow Grit bins which the public can help themselves to:
As part of the 2018 celebrations for the Year of Engineering, we shine a spotlight on some of the fantastic projects above and below the streets of Nine Elms in South West London, and hear from some of the talented young professionals working on them.
CEO of West London Business Andrew Dakers gives a quick overview of the recent summit in White City. You can carry on browsing videos in this YouTube playlist for the full speeches and more...
Filmed as part of the West London Futures Summit 2018.
Convened by West London Business
This is the first report following the story of a project to radically improve the dingy bridge on Thessaly Road right outside St George's Primary school. Denise Waterman meets Cllr Steffi Sutters to find out the background...
This short video is an excerpt from our recent behind the scenes documentary on the Nine Elms development in London. If you enjoyed this video, please have a look at the full report here:
Every day thousands of commuters pass the new and emerging buildings that are beginning to change London’s skyline on the South Bank.
To tell the story of what's happening behind the skyline at Nine Elms, Wandsworth Council commissioned this mini-documentary which looks at the redevelopment of a once barren industrial area from the perspective of new and old tenants.
As part of a longer report looking at developments in the Nine Elms area of Wandsworth, Alastair Greener was given an exclusive interview with Courtney Austrian from the new American Embassy. Here's a short excerpt from that interview...
Our travel and transport correspondent joined Wandsworth Council Leader Ravi Govindia and The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP to witness the historic "breakthrough" moment for the new Northern Line extension. Boring machine "Amy" crunched through the last layer of rock at Kennington, connecting the two 3.2 km tunnels from Battersea Power Station, via Nine Elms.
The Intrepid South Africa trade show at Olympia is organised by Wimbledon based Wines of South Africa. We teamed up with Alastair Greener and Afrotake Media to get the inside track on the best wines coming out of the country and what to look for...
Alastair Greener reports on a proactive campaign in Southfields to increase road safety and adherence to the relatively new 20 mph speed restrictions becoming more common throughout Wandsworth.
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Special thanks to the officers of the Southfields' Safer Neighbourhoods Team and the Wandsworth Traffic Team.
Ladies and gentlemen... allow us to introduce to you... SWL.TV's 10,000th Twitter follower, Streatham Girl and YouTube creator supreme... Ms Zainab Mohuiddin!
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If you're curious what the new developments at Battersea Power Station are going to look like, this short video by Master Planner Rafael Vinoly gives a great preview of the development which is set to transform the local area.
Alastair Greener joins business leaders and speakers from TFL, Hounslow Council, and Heathrow as they discuss the issues and plans affecting South and West London now and in the longer term.
Alastair Greener brings you the latest roundup of Parliamentiary candidates from the SW London region. These 30 second pitches plus many more can be found on www.simplepolitics.co.uk or follow them on Twitter with hashtag #30SecondPitch.
Not everyone knows the name of their local MP let alone their face, voice or what they stand for. Alastair Greener spoke to the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan when he was running for re-election as Tooting's Member of Parliament.
Keith Maynard kick starts our new series for real bikers, reporting from the MCN Bike Show at ExCel, London.
Guest interviews with Charley Boorman, Carl Fogarty and the "Cat" from Red Dwarf aka Danny John-Jules.
Keith Maynard introduces our new series "Filter" which we hope to make with donations from the biker community and sponsors in the industry.
To hear about how you can get involved, sponsorship opportunities and experiences that money just can't buy, please see our Kickstarter.com page:
Background music "Bounce It" from the YouTube audio library.
Many thanks to lovely folk at KPMG Thames Clippers for putting on a special free service so the pupils and staff from Sheringdale could arrive in style for their special day at the O2.
We hope that parents and staff who couldn't be there (or couldn't make out the children amongst 8000+ other white "dots"!) enjoy this special souvenir of the day.
Alastair Greener takes a look around the newly opened Tolworth Greenway development which aims to strike a balance between pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists while improving the area and local environment.
Laura Cornelius joins Sean Collins to celebrate 6 months operating the new KPMG Thames Clipper service from Putney to Blackfriars. We also speak to Mayor's Ambassador for the River Richard Tracey and MP for Putney Justine Greening.
Alastair Greener talks to Jen, the developer of an invaluable new app for mums and dads struggling to get themselves, their children and their pushchairs across the transport system.
Alastair Greener talks to Councillor Simon James about Kingston's current and planned improvements to encourage and support cycling in the borough.