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