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Visionaries & Innovators

Nine Elms is teeming with interesting people whose bold ideas are shaping how we eat, what we wear and where we live and work.

The Award-Winning Non-Alcoholic Nine Elms Drinks
Studio 3. 10, Food Exchange New Covent Garden Market
Named to celebrate the spirit of innovation in the company’s home district, Nine Elms No. 18 is the UK’s first non-alcoholic drink that’s been created to pair well with food.
Cutting-Edge Architecture From Foster + Partners
The architecture firm headed by British architect Norman Foster is the biggest in the world – defining the shape of skyscrapers, airports, bridges and museums everywhere. Their riverside global HQ is near Battersea Park.
Philip Treacy’s Nine Elms Millinery Studio
69 Elizabeth St, Belgravia
Vogue calls Philip Treacy “perhaps the greatest living milliner”. His hats are beloved of Hollywood and fashion royalty (not to mention the actual Royals) – and they’re all made by hand at his Nine Elms studio.
Vivienne Westwood’s Battersea HQ
9-15 Elcho St, Battersea
As an activist and designer, Vivienne Westwood has been defining the avant-garde in British fashion for more than fifty years. The brand moved into new Nine Elms offices in 2015.
Laid-Back Women’s Wear from Hush
Spaces Business Centre, Ingate Place
Battersea-based Hush is a trendsetter in women’s fashion that’s as comfortable as it is stylish. Founder Mandy Watkins leaned on an Australian outlook (and British weather) to build a brand that’s now stocked at John Lewis UKwide, and online.
Entirely New Tastes from Eaten Alive
18, London Stone Business Estate
From their offices in a Nine Elms railway arch, friends and fellow chefs Pat Bingley and Glyn Gordon are pushing the boundaries of raw, vegan and bio-live foods. Esquire says: “Eaten Alive’s Smoked Siracha Hot Sauce is so hot right now.”
Guilt-Free Ice Cream from Oppo Brothers
3.05 The Food Exchange New Covent Garden Market
Nine Elms-based makers of indulgent low-sugar and vegan ice creams. The Guardian says: “Hope for the health conscious. Sugar-free ice cream even gym bunnies will eat.”
Real ‘Fast’ Food from Pollen + Grace
Arch 23, Handel Business Centre, Bondway
From their HQ at the Food Exchange, the food innovators at Pollen + Grace are helping change the way people consume ‘fast’ food. Their chef-prepared meals are stocked by supermarkets UK-wide.
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