Timeline

  • Technical and feasibility studies underway ahead of public consultation
  • Design Team appointed.
  • Following two rounds of public consultation, the design team entry led by Bystrup Architecture Design and Engineering was selected by a Jury Panel.
  • Wandsworth Council launched a competition to find a professional team to develop a bridge design. The international competition attracted 74 entries from architects and engineers including some of the best known names in the design industry.
  • Transport for London published a feasibility study confirming a pedestrian and cycle bridge could be built here and has a strong transport case. Five options for siting the bridge along this stretch of the river were examined in detail.
  • Bridge was included in the Nine Elms, Vauxhall, Battersea Opportunity Area Planning Framework (VNEB OAPF).
  • Bridge was identified in a transport study completed to inform the Vauxhall Nine Elms Battersea Opportunity Area Planning Framework (VNEB OAPF)
  • The concept of a pedestrian and cycle bridge in this location was first identified in the Cross River Partnership Vauxhall Battersea Development Framework as a way to improve cross-river connectivity